accelerant

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noun ac·cel·er·ant \ik-ˈse-lə-rənt, ak-\

Definition of accelerant

  1. :  a substance used to accelerate a process (as the spreading of a fire)

Circa 1909

First Known Use of accelerant

circa 1909


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