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incombustible

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

Definition of incombustible

  1. :  not combustible :  incapable of being burned

in·com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty play \-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

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