Definition of Deflagrates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of deflagrate) ¹



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Definition of Deflagrates

1. deflagrate [v] - See also: deflagrate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflagrates

definitizes
definitizing
definitude
definitudes
definned
defis
defix
defixed
defixes
defixing
deflagrability
deflagrable
deflagrant
deflagrate
deflagrated
deflagrates (current term)
deflagrating
deflagrating spoon
deflagrating spoons
deflagration
deflagrations
deflagrative
deflagrator
deflagrators
deflate
deflated
deflatedly
deflater
deflaters
deflates

Literary usage of Deflagrates

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

1. Cooley's Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the by Arnold James Cooley, W. North (1892)
"... and is decomposed into nitrogen monoxide (NO) and water at 238" C. (460° F.) It deflagrates, like nitre, on contact with heated combustible matter. ..."

2. Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley (1825)
"It deflagrates also, but with less intensity, in the hydrates of barytes and ... it deflagrates in the low temperature necessary to produce the fusion of ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"In the dry stato it has a light-green metallic lustre, but when triturated becomes red again, and deflagrates with a dazzling green light ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"It is insoluble in water, and deflagrates when heated. ... It forms a white powder, which, when heated, deflagrates suddenly, with emission of light ..."

5. Chemical Lecture Experiments by Francis Gano Benedict (1901)
"Barium chlorate, when heated on a platinum wire in a Bunsen burner, deflagrates, imparting an intense green color to the Bunsen flame. ..."

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