The combustion chamber of a gasoline powered engine.
combustion chamber definition by Webster's New World
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- the chamber in a reciprocating engine between the cylinder head and the piston, in which combustion occurs
- the chamber inside a jet, or rocket, engine in which fuel and air, or an oxidizer, are mixed and burned
combustion chamber definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An enclosure in which combustion, especially of a fuel or propellant, is initiated and controlled.
combustion chamber - Science Definition
An enclosure in which combustion, especially of a fuel or propellant, is initiated and controlled. See also internal-combustion engine.