incombustible


in·com·bus·ti·ble

adjective \ˌin-kəm-ˈbəs-tə-bəl\

Definition of INCOMBUSTIBLE

:  not combustible :  incapable of being burned
in·com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty \-ˌbəs-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
incombustible noun

Examples of INCOMBUSTIBLE

  1. <we keep our important papers in an incombustible safe in the basement>

Origin of INCOMBUSTIBLE

Middle English, probably from Middle French, from in- + combustible combustible
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

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