Definition of Combustibility

1. Noun. The quality of being capable of igniting and burning.

Exact synonyms: Burnability, Combustibleness
Specialized synonyms: Flammability, Inflammability
Generic synonyms: Quality

Definition of Combustibility

1. n. The quality of being combustible.

Definition of Combustibility

1. Noun. The quality or state of being combustible ¹

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Definition of Combustibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Combustibility

combretum family
combtooth blenny
combustibility (current term)
combustible material
combustion air
combustion analysis
combustion chamber
combustion chambers
combustion efficiency
combustion engine
combustion equivalent

Literary usage of Combustibility

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handbook of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1872)
"By combustibility is understood the greater or less readiness with which fuel is ... With regard to the relation between combustibility and composition, ..."

2. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum, Thomas Cooper (1814)
"PROOFS OF THE combustibility OF DIAMOND. The emperor Francis I, ... The combustibility of the diamond is a phenomenon sufficiently interesting to induce us ..."

3. A Treatise on Metallurgy: Comprising Mining, and General and Particular by Frederick Overman (1865)
"combustibility.—Firm, hard, shingling black coal is ignited with difficulty, ... Next to this in combustibility is. that coal which has been produced by the ..."

4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1813)
"From my experiments of that time it may be concluded, that the combustibility of a gas, comports itself as the degree of dilatation at which it ceases to be ..."

5. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"The.whole mass, being saturated with water, decays slowly, leaving a black substance whose combustibility depends upon the purity of the carbon. ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"The more viscous the oil is, the more slowly the bubble ascends. combustibility.—The quick or slow combustibility of oils is of great importance in judging ..."

7. New Conversations on Chemistry: Adapted to the Present State of that Science by Thomas P. Jones, Marcet (Jane Haldimand) (1832)
"combustibility of Metals. Gas holder. Hare's Oxy-hydrogen, or Compound Blowpipe. Combustion, Fusion, and Ignition produced by it. ..."

8. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"Healing-power and combustibility of Wood.* There are various methods for determining the heating- power of wood. As burning wood takes oxygen from the air ..."

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