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inflammable

adjective in·flam·ma·ble \in-ˈfla-mə-bəl\

: capable of being set on fire and of burning quickly

: easily excited or angered

Full Definition of INFLAMMABLE

1
:  flammable
2
:  easily inflamed, excited, or angered :  irascible
in·flam·ma·bil·i·ty \-ˌfla-mə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
inflammable noun
in·flam·ma·ble·ness \-ˈfla-mə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·flam·ma·bly \-blē\ adverb
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Examples of INFLAMMABLE

  1. <some pajamas are made of inflammable material, so be careful>

Origin of INFLAMMABLE

French, from Medieval Latin inflammabilis, from Latin inflammare
First Known Use: 1605

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

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Rhymes with INFLAMMABLE

INFLAMMABLY Defined for Kids

inflammable

adjective in·flam·ma·ble \in-ˈfla-mə-bəl\

Definition of INFLAMMABLE for Kids

1
:  flammable
2
:  easily inflamed :  excitable <an inflammable temper>

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