Combustible
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Combustible [kuhm-buhs-tuh-buhl]

NOUN, ADJECTIVE

Adjective

  • Capable of catching fire and burning

Noun

  • A flammable substance
Example

“The government prohibited the movement of trucks carrying combustibles through the new tunnel.”

“Petroleum products are highly combustible. Therefore, they should be handled with care.”

Synonyms

Flammable, Explosive, Volatile

Antonyms

Non-combustible, Non-explosive

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