Meaning of COMBUSTIBLE in English

— combustibility, combustibleness , n. — combustibly , adv.

/keuhm bus"teuh beuhl/ , adj.

1. capable of catching fire and burning; inflammable; flammable: Gasoline vapor is highly combustible.

2. easily excited: a high-strung, combustible nature.


3. a combustible substance: Trucks carrying combustibles will not be allowed to use this tunnel.

[ 1520-30; combustibilis. See COMBUST, -IBLE ]

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