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noncombustible

[non-kuh m-buhs-tuh-buh l] /ˌnɒn kəmˈbʌs tə bəl/
adjective
1.
not flammable.
noun
2.
a noncombustible substance.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; non- + combustible
Related forms
noncombustibility, noun
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Examples from the web for noncombustible
  • noncombustible floor coverings may be continuous through the door opening, if desired.
  • noncombustible floor or roof framing and sheathing decking.
  • Grease-carrying equipment can be in direct contact to fully noncombustible construction.
  • Fire may spread through voids created by curtain walls, particularly in fire-resistive and noncombustible construction.
  • Ceilings of noncombustible construction may be suspended below the fire-resistive ceiling.

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