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Definition of combust verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

combust

 verb
verb
NAmE//kəmˈbʌst//
 
[intransitive, transitive] combust (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they combust
 
he / she / it combusts
 
past simple combusted
 
-ing form combusting
 
 
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to start to burn; to start to burn something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: combust