Deflagrated
Deflagrate Def"la*grate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Deflagrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deflagrating}.] [L. deflagratus, p. p. of deflagrare to burn up; de- + flagrare to flame, burn.] (Chem.) To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; also, to snap and crackle with slight explosions when heated, as salt. [1913 Webster]

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  • deflagrated — def·la·grate || deflÉ™greɪt v. burn violently, catch fire suddenly; cause to catch on fire suddenly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Deflagrate — Def la*grate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Deflagrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deflagrating}.] [L. deflagratus, p. p. of deflagrare to burn up; de + flagrare to flame, burn.] (Chem.) To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; also, to snap and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deflagrating — Deflagrate Def la*grate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Deflagrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deflagrating}.] [L. deflagratus, p. p. of deflagrare to burn up; de + flagrare to flame, burn.] (Chem.) To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; also,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meteoroid — Me te*or*oid (m[=e] t[ e]*[ e]r*oid), n. [Meteor + oid.] (Astron.) A small body moving through space, or revolving about the sun, which on entering the earth s atmosphere would be deflagrated and appear as a meteor. [1913 Webster] These bodies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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

  • deflagrate — /ˈdɛfləgreɪt/ (say defluhgrayt), /ˈdiflə / (say deefluh ) verb (deflagrated, deflagrating) Rare –verb (i) 1. to burn, especially suddenly and violently. –verb (t) 2. to cause to burn with great heat. {Latin dēflagrātus, past participle,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • deflagrate — [def′lə grāt΄] vt., vi. deflagrated, deflagrating [< L deflagratus, pp. of deflagrare, to burn, consume < de , intens. + flagrare, to burn: see FLAGRANT] to burn rapidly, with intense heat and dazzling light deflagration n …   English World dictionary

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