noncombustible

[non-kuh m-buhs-tuh-buh l]
noun
  1. a noncombustible substance.

Origin of noncombustible

First recorded in 1965–70; non- + combustible
Related formsnon·com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-combustible
adj.

also noncombustible, 1804, from non- + combustible.

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