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Q: How do you define combustion?
A: Combustion /k m b s.t n/ or burning is the sequence of exothermic chemical reactions between a fuel and an oxidant accompanied by the production of heat and conversion of chemical species. [ The release of heat can produce light in the form of either glowing or a flame. Fuels of interest often include organic compounds (especially hydrocarbons) in the gas, liquid or solid phase. ]
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User: How do you define combustion?





Weegy: Combustion /k m b s.t n/ or burning is the sequence of exothermic chemical reactions between a fuel and an oxidant accompanied by the production of heat and conversion of chemical species. [ The release of heat can produce light in the form of either glowing or a flame. Fuels of interest often include organic compounds (especially hydrocarbons) in the gas, liquid or solid phase. ]
Expert answered|Tachek|Points 160|

User: What are the three requirements that must be present to initiate and sustain combustion?

Weegy: Three requirements must be satis ed to initiate and sustain combustion: (1) a fuel must be present; (2) oxygen must be available in suf cient quantity to combine with the fuel and (3) sufficient heat must be applied to initiate the combustion and [ generated to sustain the reaction. ]
Expert answered|smp0784|Points 4048|

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Combustion - Rapid chemical combination of a substance with oxygen, involving the production of heat and light.



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