incombustible

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

Definition of incombustible

: not combustible : incapable of being burned

incombustibility

play \ˌin-kəm-ˌbə-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

incombustible

noun

Examples of incombustible in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of incombustible

Middle English, probably from Middle French, from in- + combustible combustible

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