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combustor

[kuh m-buhs-ter] /kəmˈbʌs tər/
noun, Aeronautics.
1.
the apparatus in a ramjet or other jet engine for initiating and sustaining combustion, consisting of the igniter, fuel-injection system, combustion chamber, and flameholder.
Origin of combustor
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; combust(ion) + -or2
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combustor

/kəmˈbʌstə/
noun
1.
the combustion system of a jet engine or ramjet, comprising the combustion chamber, the fuel injection apparatus, and the igniter
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