capable of burning
Syn: ↑burnable, ↑ignitible
Similar to: ↑combustible
Derivationally related forms: ↑ignite (for: ↑ignitible), ↑ignite, ↑burn (for: ↑burnable)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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