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Search Results for: combustion

Combustion

Combustion (Science: chemistry) The heat-producing reaction of a material with oxygen gas or other oxidant, often producing... Read More

Spontaneous

spontaneous 1. Proceding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, or from a native internal proneness, readiness,... Read More

Oxidation

Oxidation Definition How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More

Starch equivalent

starch equivalent The amount of oxygen consumed in the combustion of a given weight of fat as compared with that consumed in... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Forest fire

Definition noun, plural: forest fires A wildfire that consumes a forest or a woodland Supplement A wildfire is a... Read More

Global warming

Definition' noun The recent increase in the Earth's average atmospheric temperature due to an increase in the levels of... Read More

Stoichiometric condition

stoichiometric condition That condition at which the proportion of the air-to-fuel is such that all combustible products... Read More

Fumes

Fume 1. To expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur;... Read More

Fatty acid

Definition noun plural: fatty acids'' fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More

Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (Science: chemical) An organic byproduct of combustion, tasteless, odourless gas that competes with oxygen... Read More

Chemical reaction

Definition noun, plural: chemical reactions A process in which one or more substances (reactants) are chemically... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Characteristic

Characteristics Definition We can define characteristics as qualities or features that describe the distinctive nature or... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Smoke

smoke 1. To apply smoke to; to hang in smoke; to disinfect, to cure, etc, by smoke; as, to smoke or fumigate infected... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Burning

Burning 1. That burns; being on fire; excessively hot; fiery. 2. Consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement;... Read More

Blaze

Blaze 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More