flammability flammability  /f ˌlæ mə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/


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


  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.


  • 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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  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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