Flammable


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flammable

[′flam·ə·bəl]
(materials)
Of a material, capable of supporting combustion.

Flammable

Describes a material that burns with a flame.

flammable

Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.
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More than 1,000 tests conducted at facilities designed specifically for flammable vapor spills have demonstrated that the Whirlpool Flame Lock Safety System is highly effective in reducing the risk of flammable vapor fires.
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