Definition of Deflagration

1. Noun. Combustion that propagates through a gas or along the surface of an explosive at a rapid rate driven by the transfer of heat.

Generic synonyms: Burning, Combustion
Derivative terms: Deflagrate, Deflagrate

Definition of Deflagration

1. n. A burning up; conflagration.

Definition of Deflagration

1. Noun. The act of deflagrating; an intense fire; a conflagration or explosion. Specifically, combustion that spreads subsonically via thermal conduction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflagration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Deflagration

1. 1. A burning up; conflagration. "Innumerable deluges and deflagrations." 2. The act or process of deflagrating. Origin: L. Deflagratio: cf. F. Deflagration. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflagration

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deflagration (current term)
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Literary usage of Deflagration

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1. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"deflagration. We understand by the term deflagration, in a more general sense, every process of decomposition attended with noise or detonation. ..."

2. A System of Instruction in Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1864)
"We understand by the term " deflagration," in a more general sense, every process ... deflagration is resorted to either to produce the desired oxide—thus ..."

3. The Economy of Nature Explained and Illustrated on the Principles of Modern by George Gregory (1796)
"... Phenomena attending its deflagration ... Its moft extraordinary property is its deflagration with inflammable ..."

4. One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural by Colin MacKenzie (1822)
"deflagration is the sudden Combustion and Explosion of substances when thei/ come in contact ... Sometimes, deflagration takes place at the moment of union. ..."

5. Explosives: A Synoptic and Critical Treatment of the Literature of the by Heinrich Brunswig (1912)
"A deflagration under rapidly rising pressure, as in firearms, for instance, can end with a detonation. On the other hand there are hindrances to the ..."

6. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"A mixture of ammonium chloride and pure calcium carbonate (precipitated chalk) is also used in fusions of silicates for alkalies. deflagration. ..."

7. The Tragedies of Sophocles by Sophocles, Robert Potter (1820)
"... temples, and cities, and carry with them deflagration, ruin, and horror. ., • • • Aristotle observes that in the most excellent tragedy, which should be ..."

8. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1865)
"deflagration then takes place slowly, without projection of the mixture. When it is ended, the fused mass is taken up with water, the liquid is ..."

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