internal combustion


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Noun1.internal combustion - the combustion of fuel inside a cylinder (as in an internal-combustion engine)internal combustion - the combustion of fuel inside a cylinder (as in an internal-combustion engine)
combustion, burning - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
Translations
إحْتِراق داخِلي
vnitřní spalování
forbrænding
sprengihreyfill
vnútorné spaľovanie
içten yanmalı

internal

(inˈtəːnl) adjective
1. of, on or in the inside of something (eg a person's body). The man suffered internal injuries in the accident.
2. concerning what happens within a country etc, rather than its relationship with other countries etc. The prime ministers agreed that no country should interfere in another country's internal affairs.
inˈternally adverb
internal combustion
a means of producing power eg in the engine of a motor car by the burning of a fuel gas (eg petrol vapour) inside the cylinder(s) of the engine.
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