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Meaning of INFLAMMABLE

Pronunciation:  in'flamubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  possible to burn
 

INFLAMMABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: burnable, combustible, flammable, ignitable, ignitible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*flam"ma*ble\, a. [CF. F. inflammable.]
1. Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled;
   combustible; as, inflammable oils or spirits.

2. Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked; as, an
   inflammable temper.

{Inflammable air}, the old chemical name for hydrogen.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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