Definition of Flame-retardant

1. Adjective. Resistant to catching fire.

Exact synonyms: Flameproof
Similar to: Incombustible, Noncombustible



Definition of Flame-retardant

1. Adjective. Used to describe something that is hard to ignite; that does not support or convey flame. ¹

2. Noun. A substance used to make an object flameproof. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flame-retardant

flambergs
flambes
flamboyance
flamboyances
flamboyancies
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flamboyant tree
flamboyantly
flamboyants
flamboyer
flamboyers
flame
flame-flower
flame-out
flame-retardant (current term)
flame arc
flame bait
flame bush
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flame emission spectrophotometry
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flame ionisation detector
flame ionization
flame nettle
flame out

Literary usage of Flame-retardant

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1. Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"The sheets allow manufacturers to look at a particular flame retardant chemical ... For example, one can examine whether the flame retardant is additive or ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"... hydraulic fluid, plasticizer, flame-retardant, and solvent), and triphenyl phosphate (plasticizer and flame-retardant in plastics, lacquers, ..."

3. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"... A flame retardant resin suitable for use to 230°F. See Table 7 for ASTM E84 flame spread values for this and other flame retardant resins. ..."

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