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combustible

adjective com·bus·ti·ble \kəm-ˈbəs-tə-bəl\

: able to be burned easily

Full Definition of COMBUSTIBLE

1
:  capable of combustion
2
:  easily excited <a combustible temper>
com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty \-ˌbəs-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
combustible noun
com·bus·ti·bly \-ˈbəs-tə-blē\ adverb
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Examples of COMBUSTIBLE

  1. The fuel is highly combustible.
  2. <don't store oily rags and other combustible materials in a hot attic>

First Known Use of COMBUSTIBLE

1529

Rhymes with COMBUSTIBLE

COMBUSTIBILITY Defined for Kids

combustible

adjective com·bus·ti·ble \kəm-ˈbə-stə-bəl\

Definition of COMBUSTIBLE for Kids

:  catching fire or burning easily
Medical Dictionary

combustible

adjective com·bus·ti·ble \kəm-ˈbəs-tə-bəl\

Medical Definition of COMBUSTIBLE

:  capable of combustion <combustible anesthetics>

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