burning rate

burning rate

[′bər·niŋ ‚rāt]
(materials)
The tendency and rate of materials to burn at given temperatures, in contrast to melting or disintegrating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

burning rate

A measure of the tendency of plastics to burn at given temperatures. Certain plastics, such as those based on shellac, burn readily at comparatively low temperatures. Others melt or disintegrate without actually burning, or burn only if exposed to direct flame.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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