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to undergo combustion

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Researchers studying mixtures of oxygen and hydrogen have found that the two gases--which normally combine explosively to form water (H2O)--appear to combust less readily under extreme pressure than they do under ordinary atmospheric pressure.
Control Panels for home security systems can overheat and combust, resulting in a fire or burn hazard to consumers.
Dr Roger Williams, HGCA assistant research director, said: "A number of manufacturers of small scale biomass heating systems are stating that their systems can successfully combust grain.
If I read another article describing him in glowing terms as a future England manager I'll get so hot under the collar I might spontaneously combust.
Apparently, one advantage of using hydrogen in the RENESIS rotary engine rather than in a conventional piston engine relates to the fact that in a rotary engine's combustion chamber, the induction, compression, combustion, and exhaust take place in different areas so, unlike the case with a piston engine, when the hydrogen is injected, it doesn't pre-ignite, as it can in a piston engine where the spark plug and combustion chamber walls tend to be sufficiently hot to cause the flammable gas to combust too soon.
I'VE got a terrible feeling Colin Montgomerie is going to spontaneously combust if he has another miserable time of it in the British Masters this week, writes Steve Palmer.
Creating a hydrogen vapor and spraying it into the engine makes it easier to combust the incoming air-fuel mixture, greatly reducing wall wetting.
According to Mele, both Ford and Chrysler are developing alternative engines designed to combust more efficiently and reduce hydrocarbon emissions and VOCs by 90 percent.
To me,' says Visalli, "the dioxin controversy, if it's done anything positive, has inspired research into learning how to better combust [garbage] and better control emissions.
If it's a close contest with Goosen down the stretch on Sunday, poor Pod may well spontaneously combust.
The past few weeks have provided unbelievable drama with Pat Perez and JL Lewis showing how players can spontaneously combust in the pressure-cooker atmosphere of top-level golf.
This saves energy needed to completely combust the residual elements in the sand.
Harmful emissions are reduced because, unlike most conventional power plants which combust fuel, DFC units convert the fuel electrochemically.
Eldredge and Goebel are guaranteed spots provided they don't combust in the long program.
Coke will combust and form ash within the oxygen reach atmosphere of the muffle furnace used for LOI testing.