Definition of nonflammable
: not flammable; specifically : not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if ignited
nonflammabilityplay \ˌnän-ˌfla-mə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of nonflammable in a Sentence
children's pajamas made of nonflammable fabric
Recent Examples of nonflammable from the Web
Use nonflammable landscaping or high-moisture annuals and perennials.
And there is angry suspicion that lives could have been saved had relatively small sums of additional money been spent on Grenfell for nonflammable material.
Attempts to install nonflammable barriers at vertical and horizontal intervals were ineffective in practice.
Its battery is nonflammable, bendable, inexpensive to make and, in theory, much longer lasting.
Midley set out to create a gas that was stable, nonflammable, noncorrosive and safe to breathe.
His company finishes gas fireplace installations with lava rock or other loose, nonflammable material underneath the log, mainly for aesthetic reasons.
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NONFLAMMABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonflammable for English Language Learners
: not burning or not burning easily : not easily set on fire
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Definition of nonflammable for Students
: not easily set on fire nonflammable fabric
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