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nonflammable

[non-flam-uh-buh l] /nɒnˈflæm ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not flammable; not combustible or easily set on fire.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; non- + flammable
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  • Materials in this group are mostly nonflammable and non-combustible.
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  • These compounds are technically nonflammable, but are combustible.
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  • Place the cork and peanut on a nonflammable surface.
  • Dispels the belief that methyl chloroform is nonflammable.
  • These solutions are nonflammable and generally less toxic than petroleum-based solvents.
  • nonflammable gases such as halothane replaced flammable anaesthetics such as ether.
British Dictionary definitions for nonflammable

nonflammable

/ˌnɒnˈflæməbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of burning or not easily set on fire; not flammable
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nonflammable in Medicine

nonflammable non·flam·ma·ble (nŏn-flām'ə-bəl)
adj.
Not flammable, especially not readily ignited and not rapidly burned.

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