Definitions for flammableˈflæm ə bəl

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  1. flammable, inflammable(adj)

    easily ignited

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  1. flammable(Noun)

    Any flammable substance.

  2. flammable(Adjective)

    Capable of burning, especially a liquid.

  3. flammable(Adjective)

    Easily set on fire.

  4. flammable(Adjective)

    Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.

  5. 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.

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  1. Flammable(adj)


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