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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not capable of igniting and burning.

Usage examples (32)
  • All of the others are doing well with their noncombustible roofs.
  • So that does indicate that those noncombustible roofs are very helpful.
  • Coal dust can mix with the rock dust in the normal course of mine operations, but regulations require that a majority of the dust remain noncombustible.
  • Safety officials investigating the Massey Energy coal-mine explosion said most dust samples from the mine had insufficient levels of noncombustible material. for more
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