Deflagrable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Deflagrable (Chem) Burning with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; hence, slightly explosive; liable to snap and crackle when heated, as salt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • deflagrable Combustible; having the quality of taking fire and burning up, as alcohol, oils, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Deflagrate

Usage

In literature:

Ten millions for the only deflagrator that can provoke its explosion!
"Facing the Flag" by Jules Verne
It was during this period of deflagration and dry rot that the Eastern owners of the railroad lost heart.
"The Taming of Red Butte Western" by Francis Lynde
The salts containing nitric acid deflagrate when heated on charcoal.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
It was the native nitre of the country on which they were occupied, and the test was its deflagration.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
By this we find that, during the above deflagration, 2 gros 1-1/3 gr.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
It deflagrates at 145 deg., and forms a characteristic cuprammonium salt.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

0The ATEX quick sliding valve uses gas generators to close the valve if a deflagration is detected as provided with most new systems.
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