Definition of Comburant

1. Adjective. Supporting combustion.

Exact synonyms: Comburent, Combustive
Similar to: Combustible
Derivative terms: Combust, Combust, Combust



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comburant

combo
combo box
combo boxes
combo deck
comboloio
comboloios
combos
combover
combovers
combretum
combretum family
combrous
combs
combtooth blenny
comburant (current term)
comburent
combust
combusted
combuster
combustibility
combustible
combustible material
combustibleness
combustibles
combustibly
combusting
combustion
combustion air
combustion analysis

Literary usage of Comburant

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1. The Life of Robert Hare, an American Chemist (1781-1858) by Edgar Fahs Smith (1917)
"... while oxygen is distinguished as the common " comburant" of them all, there is equal reason for placing chlorine in a like predicament. ..."

2. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"comburant, supporter of combustion. — compose, compound. — creux, hollow body; hollow ware. — desséchant, dehydrating agent, desiccating substance. ..."

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