deflagrability

deflagrate

[def-luh-greyt]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), deflagrated, deflagrating.
to burn, especially suddenly and violently.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin dēflagrātus (past participle of dēflagrāre to burn down), equivalent to dē- de- + flagr(āre) to burn + -ātus -ate1

deflagrable, adjective
deflagrability, noun
deflagration, noun
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deflagrate (ˈdɛfləˌɡreɪt, ˈdiː-)
 
vb
to burn or cause to burn with great heat and light
 
[C18: from Latin dēflagrāre, from de- + flagrāre to burn]
 
defla'gration
 
n

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