Flammable Definition

This is the hazard symbol for flammable substances.
This is the hazard symbol for flammable substances. European Chemicals Bureau

Definition: Flammable is a property of a material relating how easily the material ignites or sustains a combustion reaction.

Also Known As: inflammable

Antonyms: nonflammable

Common Misspellings: flammible

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