combustibility


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com·bus·ti·ble

 (kəm-bŭs′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of igniting and burning.
2. Easily aroused or excited.
n.
A substance that ignites and burns readily.

com·bus′ti·bil′i·ty n.
com·bus′ti·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

combustibility

nBrennbarkeit f
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Owing to the high combustibility of both the flax and the tar to which it adhered, the dwarf had scarcely made an end of his brief speech before the work of vengeance was complete.
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