combustible: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kum-bus'tu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of catching fire and burning; inflammable; flammable: Gasoline vapor is highly combustible.
  2. easily excited: a high-strung, combustible nature.
  1. a combustible substance: Trucks carrying combustibles will not be allowed to use this tunnel.
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