inflammably

inflammably
inflammable ADJECTIVE easily set on fire.
NOUN a substance which is easily set on fire.
DERIVATIVES inflammability noun inflammableness noun inflammably adverb.
USAGE The words inflammable and flammable both mean ‘easily set on fire’. It is, however, safer to use flammable if one wishes to avoid ambiguity, as the in- prefix of inflammable can give the impression that the word means ‘non-flammable’.

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  • Inflammably — In*flam ma*bly ([i^]n*fl[a^]m m[.a]*bl[y^]), adv. In an inflammable manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inflammably — adverb see inflammable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inflammably — See inflammability. * * * …   Universalium

  • inflammably — in·flam·ma·bly …   English syllables

  • inflammably — adverb see inflammable I * * * inflammˈably adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑inflammable …   Useful english dictionary

  • inflammable — adjective Etymology: French, from Medieval Latin inflammabilis, from Latin inflammare Date: 1605 1. flammable 2. easily inflamed, excited, or angered ; irascible • inflammability noun • inflammable noun • inflammableness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inflammable — inflammability, inflammableness, n. inflammably, adv. /in flam euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being set on fire; combustible; flammable. 2. easily aroused or excited, as to passion or anger; irascible: an inflammable disposition. n. 3. something… …   Universalium

  • inflammable — adjective easily set on fire. noun a substance which is easily set on fire. Derivatives inflammability noun inflammableness noun inflammably adverb Usage The words inflammable and flammable both mean ‘easily set on fire’. Inflammable is …   English new terms dictionary

  • inflammable — /ɪnˈflæməbəl / (say in flamuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being set on fire; combustible. Compare flammable. 2. easily roused to passion; excitable: *Sunday drivers responded … to the fierce, dry wind with feverish irritation and inflammable… …  

  • non-inflammable — /nɒn ɪnˈflæməbəl/ (say non in flamuhbuhl) adjective not easily set alight. –non inflammably, adverb …  

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