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combustion chamber; blast chamber, firing chamber, rocket chamber
1. In an internal combustion engine, the space above a piston in which combustion occurs.
2. In a furnace, any space in which combustion occurs, or the space in which combustion of gaseous products occurs; such as, oil or kerosine is burned to provide heat.
3. In space technology, the part of a liquid rocket, ramjet, or gas turbine engine in which the combustion of propellants takes place at high pressure.
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