cigarette burning

cigarette burning

[′sig·ə‚ret ¦bərn·iŋ]
(chemistry)
In rocket propellants, black powder, gasless delay elements, and pyrotechnic candles, the type of burning induced in a solid grain by permitting burning on one end only, so that the burning progresses in the direction of the longitudinal axis.
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A woman in her twenties had fallen asleep drunk, leaving a cigarette burning on her bedside table, which then caught fire.
They are not like homes where people can doze off in a chair and leave a cigarette burning.
A DUDLEY man was saved from the brink of death by firefighters after going to bed after drinking, leaving a cigarette burning.
It was thought the dead man may have fallen asleep and left a cigarette burning.
When your granddad leaves a cigarette burning in his bed or your auntie leaves the chip pan on, these are the people that wade through the fumes to haul them out.
A FIRST-FLOOR flat in Tintagel Close, Willenhall, Coventry, was badly damaged by fire after the occupier left a cigarette burning.
While renovating the house, they had removed the lounge door but had accidentally left a cigarette burning in the room, which turned their stairwell into a chimney, funnelling toxic fumes, heat and flames upstairs where they slept, fire station officer Clive Spanswick told the inquest.
A hot, bug-like sensation on my hand and a scorchy smell: his cigarette burning a hole through my glove.
In full violation of international law, administrative detentions are used against them as a means of punishment, and savage and inhuman methods of torture--including cigarette burning, electrocution of genitalia, and sexual abuse-continue to be used against them and their families.
The ad features a cigarette burning on the carpeting of a living room, progressively causing the rest of the room to go up in flames.
Bill Tarmey, 62 who plays Jack Duckworth, set his on fire in May after leaving a cigarette burning.
Never leave a cigarette burning on the edge of a table or shelf - make sure the ashtray is heavy, can't tip over easily, and is made of a material that won't burn; always double-check they are stubbed out.