[ non-kuh m-buhs-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˌnɒn kəmˈbʌs tə bəl /
a noncombustible substance.
Why Do “Flammable” And “Inflammable” Mean The Same Thing?Why are these two words so confusing? Well, flammable and inflammable both mean “able to be set on fire.” Strangely, the "in" prefix in inflammable doesn't make the word mean "not flammable," as you might think.
Related formsnon·com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty, noun
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