flammability flammability  /f ˌlæ mə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being easily ignited and burning rapidly

Usage(s):

  1. During the 1980s, the FAA instituted various measures that demanded aircrafts upgrade the flammability standards of materials on board.
  2. The Senate's 50-50 split adds still more flammability.
  3. Even before hydrogen gas began leaking -- a serious situation because of its flammability -- NASA was up against a tight deadline for making the 5:40 a.

News

  • L-com's New Shielded LSZH Right Angle Category 5E Cable Assemblies Provide Additional EMI Protection

    L-com's latest right angle Ethernet cable innovation uses low-smoke, zero halogen jackets over an aluminum/polyester jacket to combine EMI/RFI protection with flammability properties to meet the needs of military/aerospace and other fire-risk applications. These new cables feature the same patent-pending technology that allows a tight, right angle at the connection point without compromising the ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "The new federal flammability standard limits the spread and intensity of a mattress fire," said Nancy Nord of the CPSC.
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Nancy Nord Source: CBS 3

  2. "And you're going to see the package on mattress flammability coming out in the fall," says Stratton.
    on Jun 21, 2004 By: Hal Stratton Source: CBS News

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