Flagration
Flagration Fla*gra"tion, n. A conflagration. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • flagration — noun ( s) Etymology: probably back formation from conflagration obsolete : conflagration, fire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deflagration — Def la*gra tion, n. [L. deflagratio: cf. F. d[ e]flagration.] 1. A burning up; conflagration. Innumerable deluges and deflagrations. Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) The act or process of deflagrating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calefaction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Calefaction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 increase of temperature increase of temperature Sgm: N 1 heating heating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 calefaction calefaction tepefaction torrefaction Sgm: N 1 melting melting fusion …   English dictionary for students

  • blaze — n 1. fire, flame, bonfire, Brit. Dial. ingle; conflagration, Obs. flagration, holocaust, wildfire, ring or sea of fire, wall or sheet of flames. 2. glow, gleam, glimmer, shimmer; flicker, blink, glint, glance, twinkle; flash, streak, fulguration …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • conflagration — n holocaust, wildfire, raging fire, ring or sea of fire, wall or sheet of flames, blaze, Obs. flagration …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flame — n 1.Often flames burning gas or vapor, blaze, fire, bonfire, Brit. Dial. ingle; conflagration, Obs. flagration, holocaust, wildfire, ring or sea of fire. 2. glow, glare, gleam, flash, coruscation; glimmer, shimmer; spark, scintilla, glint,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inflammation — n 1. firing, igniting, kindling, torching, lighting, burning, burning up or down, setting aflame or alight or on fire, setting fire to, putting to the torch; combustion, ignition, deflagration, Rare. accension. 2. inciting, incitement, incitation …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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