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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The watchdog has campaigned for tougher safety standards since 2017, when its testing found plastic backing could be flammable and dramatically accelerate the spread of flames in the event of a house fire.
Those who distribute or use explosives or flammable items for terrorist activities will be sentenced up to eight years in jail.
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