burning quality

burning quality

[′bər·niŋ ‚kwal· əd·ē]
(engineering)
Rated performance for a burning oil as determined by specified ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) tests.
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The pain of shingles is particularly intense because it is due to nerve irritation--my pain had a shooting, burning quality, like a bolt of electricity.
However, it can descend its power, increase its fuel consumption and aggravate its pollution of exhaust emission when the burning quality of mixture gases descends in the combustion chamber of gasoline engines.
Once it becomes molten, add 1 tablespoon of stearin per pound of wax to improve the burning quality of the finished candle, and some shavings of dye if a coloured candle is desired.
Domestic coal-fired plants blend the imported fuel to improve burning quality of local fuel.