nonflammable

nonflammable
nonflammable onflammable adj. Not easily ignited, and burning only slowly if ignited. [Narrower terms: {noncombustible (vs. combustible), incombustible}] WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonflammable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonflammable — 1. adjective a) Not combustible. b) Not easily set on fire. 2. noun Any nonflammable substance …   Wiktionary

  • nonflammable — non|flam|ma|ble [ˌnɔnˈflæməbəl US ˌna:n ] adj materials or substances that are nonflammable do not burn easily or do not burn at all ≠ ↑flammable →↑inflammable …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nonflammable — adjective nonflammable materials or substances do not burn easily or do not burn at all opposite flammable, inflammable …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nonflammable alcohol vapor in CO2 — (NAV CO2) systems use carbon dioxide (CO2) as a propellant to dispense a 56% isopropyl alcohol solution in a stream of CO2 gas. The use of CO2 as a propellant serves to displace ambient oxygen and eliminate the risk of explosion. Application… …   Wikipedia

  • nonflammable — adjective Date: 1915 not flammable; specifically not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if ignited • nonflammability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nonflammable — /non flam euh beuhl/, adj. not flammable; not combustible or easily set on fire. [1960 65; NON + FLAMMABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonflammable — non|flam|ma|ble [ ,nan flæməbl ] adjective designed so that it will not burn …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonflammable — adj. not flammable, not easily set on fire or burned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonflammable — non·flammable …   English syllables

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