Any flammable substance.
Capable of burning, especially a liquid.
Easily set on fire.
Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.
Origin: From Latin inflammare ‘to set on fire’ + the suffix -able via English inflammable. The in- prefix is dropped to avoid confusion with non-flammable.
The numerical value of flammable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of flammable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The claim about trees being flammable is nonsense, all living trees and forests are fire resistant.
We had the perfect storm, we had a wet summer and then kind of a dry winter and then you get wind on top of that and then anything that's flammable will spark.
We don't believe that the current standard is sufficiently robust to prevent liquid spilling in the event of a derailment or rail accident, so what we want to see are tougher standards for tank cars carrying flammable liquids.
In the earlier Orkim Victory case, the pirates siphoned the diesel via ship-to-ship transfer ... The RON 95 will be more difficult to transfer as it is highly flammable, it needs special safety requirements and equipment. We believe they (pirates) are looking for facilities to transfer the petrol to their 'customers' ... The closest registered facilities are in Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam.
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Translations for flammable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- inflamableCatalan, Valencian
- letantændelig, brændbar, brandfarligDanish
- entflammbar, entzündbar, feuergefährlich, brennbarGerman
- inadhainte, inlasta, so-lasta, so-adhainteIrish
- brandbaar, ontvlambaar, licht ontvlambaarDutch
- łatwopalny, łatwopalna, łatwopalnePolish
- огнеопа́сный, [[легко́]] [[воспламеня́ющийся]]Russian
- brännbar, lättantändligSwedish
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