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smoldering

[′smōl·driŋ]
(chemistry)
Combustion of a solid without a flame, often with emission of smoke.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

smoldering

The combustion of solid materials without the accompaniment of flame.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(I) To study the implications of the external heat sources (flaming and smoldering) on smoldering combustion
Some temperature monitoring has been done recently, and a more extensive effort is planned over the next month or so to identify where the waste is smoldering. The information will be used to dig a trench around the perimeter of the fire, Gruenenfelder said.
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He had a smoldering intensity, as though he would catch fire at any moment.
After terrorists flew a plane into the Pentagon, Gooden led a staff of 200 people back into the smoldering building to ensure that vital data and communications links were operating.
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Stokes's body turns up among the smoldering ruins of a tire set on the construction site of the new Center for African American Studies, and her borther, Eric, becomes a suspect.
Soulful guitar, soulful organ, soulful bass, soulful drums, soulful background singers, soulful brass, soulful strings, and the soulful, smoldering voice of Al Green.
According to CPSC, this represents a 70% improvement in ignition from smoldering cigarettes since 1980.
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The dryer drum distributes moisture throughout the load by rotating every few seconds, ensuring all laundry is dampened and cooled, and that smoldering pieces are extinguished.
They did note, however, that the Chinese coils emitted significantly less particulate matter, perhaps due to the material used as a smoldering agent (the Chinese products were thought to contain more sawdust, whereas the Malaysian coils were based on coconut husks and shells).