noncombustible
noncombustible oncombustible adj. Not combustible; not able to burn; as, drapery should be made of noncombustible materials. Opposite of {combustible}.

Syn: incombustible. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • noncombustible — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • noncombustible — adjective not capable of igniting and burning • Syn: ↑incombustible • Ant: ↑combustible • Similar to: ↑fireproof, ↑fire retardant, ↑fire resistant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noncombustible — noncombustibility, n. /non keuhm bus teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not flammable. n. 2. a noncombustible substance. [1965 70; NON + COMBUSTIBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • noncombustible — adjective That will not readily ignite and burn …   Wiktionary

  • noncombustible — adj. not able to catch on fire n. substance which will not burn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noncombustible — non·combustible …   English syllables

  • noncombustible — non com•bus′ti•ble adj …   From formal English to slang

  • noncombustible vs combustible incombustible — nonflammable onflammable adj. Not easily ignited, and burning only slowly if ignited. [Narrower terms: {noncombustible (vs. combustible), incombustible}] WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noncombustible vs combustible incombustible — nonexplosive onexplosive adj. Not explosive. [Narrower terms: {noncombustible (vs. combustible), incombustible}] WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noncombustible vs combustible incombustible — fire resistant fire resistant fire resisting fire resisting fire resistive fire resistiveadj. Not able to burn or able to burn only with difficulty. [Narrower terms: {noncombustible (vs. combustible), incombustible}] Syn: fireproof. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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