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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deflagration(noun)

    combustion that propagates through a gas or along the surface of an explosive at a rapid rate driven by the transfer of heat


  1. deflagration(Noun)

    The act of deflagrating; an intense fire; a conflagration or explosion. Specifically, combustion that spreads subsonically via thermal conduction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deflagration(noun)

    a burning up; conflagration

    Etymology: [L. deflagratio: cf. F. dflagration.]

  2. Deflagration(noun)

    the act or process of deflagrating

    Etymology: [L. deflagratio: cf. F. dflagration.]


  1. Deflagration

    Deflagration is a term describing subsonic combustion propagating through heat transfer; hot burning material heats the next layer of cold material and ignites it. Most "fire" found in daily life, from flames to explosions, is deflagration. Deflagration is different from detonation, which is supersonic and propagates through shock. Deflagration is a rapid high energy release combustion event that propagates through a gas or an explosive material at subsonic speeds, driven by the transfer of heat.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Deflagration

    The explosive or violent volatilizing and dissipating of a substance by heat, violent oxidation and similar means. It may be applied among other things to the destroying of a conductor by an intense current, or the volatilization of any material by the electric arc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deflagration in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deflagration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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