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FEU COUVANT [1 record]

Record 1 2014-05-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fires and Explosions
DEF

Slow combustion of material without visible light and generally evidenced by smoke and an increase in temperature.

OBS

smouldering: term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Feux et explosions
DEF

Combustion d'un matériau sans émission visible de lumière et généralement révélée par de la fumée et par une élévation de la température.

OBS

feu couvant : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Fuegos y explosiones
DEF

Combustión lenta de un material sin luz visible y generalmente evidenciada por humo y un aumento de temperatura.

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