noncombustible noncombustible

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not capable of igniting and burning

Usage(s):

  1. The man-made structures hold a mixture of the noncombustible ingredients of coal and the ash trapped by equipment designed to reduce air pollution from the power plants.
  2. All electrical wiring was coated with noncombustible materials.
  3. The likelihood was that American would stop mentioning the Low Level Route and go back to decently competitive remarks on noncombustible topics like speed, comfort and hostesses.

News

  • GA lawmakers ban minors from buying 'e-cigarettes'

    ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors. The bill approved Thursday would impose a $300 fine on any retailer who sells the noncombustible nicotine alternatives to anyone younger than 18. Meanwhile, any minor who buys, tries to buy ...
    on March 21, 2014     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  • The mine fire burned for years, defying, Joan Quigley explains, government's half-hearted "efforts to bring it under control by digging it out, starving it of oxygen and pumping noncombustible powder into the workings."
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Joan Quigley Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

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