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Origin of incombustible
OTHER WORDS FROM incombustiblein·com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty, in·com·bus·ti·ble·ness, nounin·com·bus·ti·bly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for incombustible
The French adopt the same derivation, calling it "asbeste" (minèral filamenteux et incombustible).Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
It is incombustible, and anciently was wrought into a soft, flexible cloth, which was used as a shroud for dead bodies.
He says that thunder may be imitated by folding some of the powder in a cover and tying it up tightly: Incombustible men.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
Azazel, Statistics Chief, glanced at a roll of incombustible microfilm, and cleared his throat.Satan and the Comrades|Ralph Bennitt
Substances possessing this property are said to be incombustible or fire-proof.