An extreme fire behavior phenomena involving ignition of products of combustion (such as carbon monoxide) and pyrolysis products upon introduction of oxygen to a compartment. In this phenomena the fuel generally is at a high temperature (above 600 degrees C), but combustion is limited by a lack of oxygen. Introduction of atmospheric oxygen results in explosive combustion.

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  • Backdraft — A backdraft is a situation which can occur when a fire is starved of oxygen; consequently combustion ceases but the fuel gases and smoke remain at high temperature. If oxygen is re introduced to the fire, eg. by opening a door to a closed room,… …   Wikipedia

  • Backdraft — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En anglais, backdraft (anglais américain) littéralement : tirage en retour correspond à une explosion de fumées. Backdraft est un film américain de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • backdraft — /bak draft , drahft /, n. an explosive surge in a fire produced by the sudden mixing of air with other combustible gases. [1815 25; BACK2 + DRAFT] * * * …   Universalium

  • backdraft — n. backdraught, situation when a fire that has absorbed all available oxygen explodes suddenly when more oxygen is re introduced to the fire; current of air or water that flows backwards down into a pipe or chimney …   English contemporary dictionary

  • backdraft — back•draft [[t]ˈbækˌdræft, ˌdrɑft[/t]] n. cvb phs an explosive surge in a fire occurring when air is suddenly mixed with a combustible gas • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • backdraft — /bak draft , drahft /, n. an explosive surge in a fire produced by the sudden mixing of air with other combustible gases. [1815 25; BACK2 + DRAFT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Backdraft (Film) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Backdraft. Backdraft est un film réalisé par Ron Howard en 1991. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Backdraft (disambiguation) — Backdraft can refer to:*The phenomenon of backdraft in a fire (see also Flashover) *The 1991 film Backdraft . *The monster truck Backdraft . *The drink called backdraft …   Wikipedia

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