The act by which something burns or is burned.
A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
Something that excites:
The definition of agitation refers to the process of moving something forcefully or violently.
The definition of heat is a form of energy that causes a difference in temperature, or the perception of warmth.
The igniting of the explosive mixture in the cylinder
A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the valence of the element is correspondingly increased.
Any flying creature
The bursting into flame of a mass of material as a result of chemical reactions within the substance, without the addition of heat from an external source. Oily rags and damp hay, for example, are subject to spontaneous combustion.
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