nonflammable


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nonflammable

not combustible or easily set on fire
Not to be confused with:
flammable – combustible (technical use, on a warning sign: caution! flammable)
inflammable – combustible (figuratively: inflammable emotions)

non·flam·ma·ble

 (nŏn-flăm′ə-bəl)
adj.
Not flammable, especially not readily ignited and not rapidly burned.

nonflammable

(ˌnɒnˈflæməbəl)
adj
incapable of burning or not easily set on fire; not flammable

non•flam•ma•ble

(nɒnˈflæm ə bəl)

adj.
not flammable; not combustible or easily set on fire.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonflammable - impossible to ignite
incombustible, noncombustible - not capable of igniting and burning
Translations

nonflammable

[nɒnˈflæməbəl] adjininflammablenon-governmental organization norganisation f non gouvernementalenon-intervention [ˌnɒnɪntərˈvɛnʃən] nonintervention (US) nnon-intervention fnon-member [ˌnɒnˈmɛmbər] nonmember (US)
n [club, organization]
The club has different prices for members and non-members → Le club pratique des tarifs différents pour les membres et les personnes extérieures.
modif
non-member state → état m non membre
Spain imposed levies on farm imports from non-member states → L'Espagne a imposé des taxes sur les importations agricoles des États non membres.non-nuclear [ˌnɒnˈnjuːkliər] nonnuclear (US) adj [weapon] → conventionnel(le); [country] → non doté(e) de l'arme nucléaireno-no [ˈnəʊnəʊ] n
it's a no-no (= forbidden) → ça ne se fait pas (= impossible) → c'est impossibleno-nonsense [ˌnəʊˈnɒnsəns] adj
(= direct, tough, efficient) [person] → qui va droit au but; [attitude, approach] → pratique
(= plain, practical) → pratiquenon-party [ˌnɒnˈpɑːrti] adj [candidate] → indépendant(e)non-payment [ˌnɒnˈpeɪmənt] nonpayment (mainly US) n [rent, tax] → non-paiement m

nonflammable

[ˈnɒnˈflæməbl] adjnon infiammabile

nonflammable

adj no inflamable, incombustible, que no se quema
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