verb (used with or without object), def·la·grat·ed, def·la·grat·ing.
Origin of deflagrate
Examples from the Web for deflagration
It seems to me that the deflagration, by the intense brilliancy of the substances in combustion, is produced in pure oxygen.
Gunpowder is exploded by deflagration, by means of a fuze, and exerts a comparatively slow and rending force.
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|Francis Lynde
This deflagration of Sulphur is the only means we have of decomposing it, in order to obtain its Acid in purity.
The case is the same when this Salt is alkalizated by deflagration.