combustibility


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combustibility

The ease with which a material will burn when subject to heat.
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The tact that water constitutes a high proportion of the substance of the human body, and that the body's only readily available properties for burning are fatty tissues and methane gas, makes its combustibility a dubious quality.
Fuel moisture and temperature are also observed, in order to better describe the combustibility of the local vegetation.
He examines four traditional options for fire management that have been employed in the past--Let Burn, Suppress, Prescribe Burn, and Change Combustibility (manipulating fuels).
The possibilities of all these beings interacting are fraught with the potential of combustibility.
NGH is an ice-like solid formed from a mixture of water and natural gas and is easy to handle due to low combustibility.
The developers dubbed perchlorates "powdered oxygen" for their rapid and intense combustibility.
In addition, they are classified for fire resistance (Type X), surface burning characteristics and non- combustibility.
307(b)(3), the employer demonstrates that the equipment is safe for use in the classified hazardous location because it is of a type and design that will provide protection from the hazards arising from the combustibility and flammability of the vapors, liquids, gases, dusts, or fibers found at that location.
All of the following characteristics can cast uncertainty on the orderly flow of biomass from field to conversion plant: low-bulk density, spoilage due to high moisture, variability in physical and chemical characteristics, geographical and seasonal variations in supply, conflicting demands on labor and machines, combustibility, environmental constraints, local regulations on storage and transport and sensitivity to price structure for companion products and farm commodities.
Yesterday he was involved in another blazing row with Jade - and it is this combustibility which may have made the social misfit popular with viewers, who want to see more fiery clashes.
Clearances around the stove and piping are critical, as most materials absorb radiant heat, and their combustibility could start a fire.