nonflammable

adjective non·flam·ma·ble \ ˌnän-ˈfla-mə-bəl \

Definition of nonflammable

: not flammable; specifically : not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if ignited

nonflammability

play \ˌnän-ˌfla-mə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of nonflammable in a Sentence

  1. children's pajamas made of nonflammable fabric

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First Known Use of nonflammable

1898

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NONFLAMMABLE Defined for English Language Learners

nonflammable

Definition of nonflammable for English Language Learners

  • : not burning or not burning easily : not easily set on fire


NONFLAMMABLE Defined for Kids

nonflammable

adjective non·flam·ma·ble \ ˈnän-ˈfla-mə-bəl \

Definition of nonflammable for Students

: not easily set on fire
  • nonflammable fabric


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