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Meaning of DEFLAGRATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Def`la*gra"tion\, n. [L. deflagratio: cf. F.
d['e]flagration.]
1. A burning up; conflagration. ``Innumerable deluges and
   deflagrations.'' --Bp. Pearson.

2. (Chem.) The act or process of deflagrating.

 
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