incombustible incombustible

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not capable of igniting and burning

Usage(s):

  1. Being incombustible, or at least always able to rise from its own ashes, the mythical phoenix is the fiery symbol of Japan's sun-begotten reigning house.
  2. Being incombustible, or at least always able to rise from its own ashes, the mythical phoenix is the fiery symbol of Japan's sun-begotten reigning house.

News

  • Rangers’ offense continues to surge, even without Nelson Cruz’s talents

    The Rangers’ offense continued its torrid stretch on Wednesday, and this time its victim was the usually incombustible Felix Hernandez. In a 12-4 win, the Rangers scored nine runs (eight earned) on eleven hits in three-plus innings against Hernandez, raising his ERA from 2.63 all the way to 2.97.
    on August 29, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

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