combustible material

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Noun1.combustible material - a substance that can be burned to provide heat or powercombustible material - a substance that can be burned to provide heat or power
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
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Or if the combustible materials that now seem to be collecting should be dissipated without coming to maturity, or if a flame should be kindled without extending to us, what security can we have that our tranquillity will long remain undisturbed from some other cause or from some other quarter?
Nevertheless, the construction of the hospital with combustible cladding was completed in 2013 and only now in 2017 has the Minister advised the combustible material is to be removed.
Monday's raging fire near the Vassiliko's cement factory was likely caused by renewable biofuel (RBF) in the area, which is spontaneously combustible material, the fire services said on Wednesday.
Cladding flats in combustible material is a scandal.
They suspect the blaze may have been caused by combustible material in the fuel tanks of the cars.
The beacon will consist of 40 tons of combustible material and 200 gallons of oil.
Central Scotland chief fire officer Kenneth Taylor said: "Given the scale of combustible material involved, it's likely crews will have to remain on scene over the next day or two for damping down.
Ahmad said many of these lights are made of low-quality and combustible material, and are not fitted properly.
The furnace ignited combustible material near the flue pipes, spreading fire into the walls of the house.
According to the NNA report, the explosion was due to combustible material catching fire.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is removing combustible material before it can be set alight - and has set up a helpline for residents to report locations.
A flashover is the ignition of all combustible material in an enclosed space.