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Definitions of inflammable

  1. Inflammably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. possible to burn Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Easily set on fire; easily excited; excitable; as, an inflammable temper. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. That may be burned: combustible: easily kindled. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. That may be inflamed; combustible. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Readily inflamed; easily excited. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. That may be easily set on fire; susceptible of combustion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. That may be easily kindled; combustible. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for inflammable

  1. If petrol be placed in the air it readily turns into a vapour, and this vapour is extremely inflammable – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  2. More credible writers maintain that it is possible to make lamps perpetually burning, and an oil at once inflammable and inconsumable; but Boyle, assisted by several experiments made on the air- pump, found that these lights, which have been viewed in opening tombs, proceeded from the collision of fresh air. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
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