Deflagrable De*fla"gra*ble (?; 277), a. [See {Deflagrate}.] (Chem.) Burning with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; hence, slightly explosive; liable to snap and crackle when heated, as salt. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • deflagrable — deflagˈrable adjective 1. Which deflagrates 2. Deflagrating readily • • • Main Entry: ↑deflagrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • deflagrate — deflagrable, adj. deflagrability, n. deflagration, n. /def leuh grayt /, v.t., v.i., deflagrated, deflagrating. to burn, esp. suddenly and violently. [1720 30; < L deflagratus (ptp. of deflagrare to burn down), equiv. to de DE + flagr(are) to… …   Universalium

  • Deflagrability — Def la*gra*bil i*ty, n. (Chem.) The state or quality of being deflagrable. [1913 Webster] The ready deflagrability . . . of saltpeter. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inflammable — adj 1. combustible, flammable, ig nitable or ignitible, burnable, deflagrable, Rare. accend ible. 2. excitable, nervous, high strung, inflammatory, frantic, furious, frenzied; testy, edgy, short, irascible, irritable, choleric, cantankerous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”