self-extinguishing

self-extinguishing

[¦self ik¦stiŋ·gwə·shiŋ]
(materials)
The ability of a material to cease burning once the source of the flame has been removed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

self-extinguishing

Said of a material that does not continue to burn after the external source of ignition is removed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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