flammable liquid


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flammable liquid

[¦flam·ə·bəl ′lik·wəd]
(materials)
A liquid which gives off combustible vapors.

flammable liquid

Any liquid having a flash point below 140°F (60°C) and having an absolute vapor pressure not exceeding 40 lb per sq in. (2.8 kg per sq cm) absolute at 100°F (37.8°C).
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Seven bottles filled with flammable liquid were bundled together and linked to a fuse and placed at end of one of the station's tunnels, just 100 yards from the platforms, she added.
Warwickshire Police say offenders smashed a window and poured in a flammable liquid before setting the Concept Saab alight.
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Police say the 52-year-old was carrying a banner, had soaked himself in flammable liquid and was trying to spark a lighter when they blinded him with pepper spray and wrestled him to the ground.
A mosque employee was the first to discover two windows that had been shattered and a five-gallon tank of flammable liquid that had been spilled in an area of the mosque's school, which is currently under construction.
They broke into the centre by climbing through a ventilation shaft before pouring flammable liquid down a wall and setting alight.
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This alarm is designed for places including resin and paint manufacturing facilities, aircraft hangers, automotive production plants, and flammable liquid or gas storage facilities.
The suspects tipped flammable liquid over the wooden outbuilding before setting it alight.
It happened two weeks after flammable liquid was poured through the letterbox of the same house in what police have been treating as attempted arson.