combustor

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com·bus·tor

 (kəm-bŭs′tər)
n.
A combustion chamber along with its igniters, injectors, and other related apparatus in a jet engine or gas turbine. Also called burner.

combustor

(kəmˈbʌstə)
n
(Aeronautics) the combustion system of a jet engine or ramjet, comprising the combustion chamber, the fuel injection apparatus, and the igniter

com•bus•tor

(kəmˈbʌs tər)

n.
the apparatus in a ramjet or other jet aircraft engine that begins and sustains combustion.
[1940–45]

combustor

A name generally assigned to the combination of flame holder or stabilizer, igniter, combustion chamber, and injection system of a ramjet or gas turbine.
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