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1. Capable of igniting and burning.
2. Easily aroused or excited.
A substance that ignites and burns readily.

com·bus′ti·bil′i·ty n.
com·bus′ti·bly adv.
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Noun1.combustibility - the quality of being capable of igniting and burning
flammability, inflammability - the quality of being easily ignited and burning rapidly
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare


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