combustible

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

Definition of combustible

  1. 1 :  capable of combustion

  2. 2 :  easily excited <a combustible temper>

combustibility

play \-ˌbəs-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

combustible

noun

combustibly

play \-ˈbəs-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of combustible in a sentence

  1. The fuel is highly combustible.

  2. <don't store oily rags and other combustible materials in a hot attic>

1529

First Known Use of combustible

1529


COMBUSTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

combustible

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

Definition of combustible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be burned easily


COMBUSTIBLE Defined for Kids

combustible

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

Definition of combustible for Students

  1. :  catching fire or burning easily


Medical Dictionary

combustible

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

Medical Definition of combustible

  1. :  capable of combustion <combustible anesthetics>



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