comburente

English translation: COMBURANT

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20:06 Jan 13, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: comburente
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Rgaspari
United States
Local time: 16:40
English translation:COMBURANT
Explanation:
Comburant is not the same as combustible. Combustible material can burn. For instance gasoline is combustible because it can easily catch fire. On the other hand comburants allow or increase combustion of combustible material. Air is a comburant (Oxygen) you cannot burn a sheet of paper (combustible) in the abscence of air (comburant). Oxygen is also an oxidizing agent (agente oxidante)
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Edward Moreira
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Local time: 19:40
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Thank you so much for the explanation. It was very helpful.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1COMBURANT
Edward Moreira
nacomburent
Daphne Corral
nacomburant
john rock
naComburente
Carol Strong
naFlammable, inflammable
fede
naoxidizing materials and combustible agents.
Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
nacombustible
Gabriela Guajardo


  

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26 mins
combustible


Explanation:
From; Diccionario para Ingenieros
Louis A. Robb

Gabriela Guajardo
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57 mins
Flammable, inflammable


Explanation:
both terms are used in connection with materials which may be easily set on fire.

fede
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4 hrs
oxidizing materials and combustible agents.


Explanation:
Diccionario Técnico Ingles-Español English-Spanish LIMUSA by Rafael Garcia Diaz

comburente: causing or promoting combustion, combustible agent.





Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
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7 hrs
Comburente


Explanation:
Comburente - BURNING AGENT
Comburente Oxidante - OXIDIZER


    Routledge Engineering Dictionary
Carol Strong
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8 hrs
comburant


Explanation:
The material needed to burning the fuel. Usually air.

john rock
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9 hrs
comburent


Explanation:
comburente oxidante: oxidizer

Daphne Corral
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19 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
COMBURANT


Explanation:
Comburant is not the same as combustible. Combustible material can burn. For instance gasoline is combustible because it can easily catch fire. On the other hand comburants allow or increase combustion of combustible material. Air is a comburant (Oxygen) you cannot burn a sheet of paper (combustible) in the abscence of air (comburant). Oxygen is also an oxidizing agent (agente oxidante)

Edward Moreira
United States
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 16
Grading comment
Thank you so much for the explanation. It was very helpful.

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