Noun(1) a substance that can be burned to provide heat or power
Adjective(1) capable of igniting and burning
(1) Prior to his conversion, the part-time manicurist had a reputation for hard partying and a combustible personality.(2) The result is not only more subdued than one might expect of the combustible personalities at work here, but also more intelligent, more intellectual, even, and more profound.(3) If the materials are combustible , the fire protection system will be designed differently than for a noncombustible building.(4) His combustible persona waxed hot against those he saw as enemies of righteousness and justice, attracting true believers to its incandescence.(5) It is combustible like everything else in this room.(6) The ministry circulated a press release - shunning the hesitation and obscurity that usually takes it a lot longer to respond - saying the man was hurt in an explosion generated by combustible trash he kept in his house.(7) They may not quite have the combustible mix of personalities of the two great Americans.(8) A spokesman from Wiltshire Fire Brigade warned that this time of year is dangerous for countryside fires because of the dry conditions and amount of combustible material around.(9) In other words, oil does not burn because it has combustible properties.(10) In a society seeking moral footing after 50 years of totalitarian rot, he found these public manners personally appalling and potentially combustible .(11) It was jamming up a ventilation grate, blocking up the flow of combustible gas below it.(12) It was fired by lighting a combustible cartridge.(13) Fire can do nothing but burn, but it does burn if there is something combustible , if this fuel is close enough to the fire, and if nobody throws water on.(14) Keep combustible liquids such as paint thinner, kerosene, charcoal lighter fluid, and turpentine away from heat sources.(15) But don't worry - you won't be receiving anything spontaneously combustible or explosive.(16) When exposed to a fire, the chemicals react with the combustible gasses normally produced by untreated wood as it burns, converting them to carbon char, carbon dioxide and water.
(1) non-combustible :: nie-brandbare
1. inflammable ::
2. flammable ::
3. incendiary ::
5. combustible material ::
1. incombustible ::
Different Formscombustible, combustibles, noncombustible
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