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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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.