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synonyms for incombustible

  • concrete
  • asbestos
  • fire-resistant
  • noncandescent
  • noncombustible
  • nonflammable
  • noninflammable

antonyms for incombustible

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  • waterproof
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How to use incombustible in a sentence

The French adopt the same derivation, calling it "asbeste" (minèral filamenteux et incombustible).
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
It is incombustible, and anciently was wrought into a soft, flexible cloth, which was used as a shroud for dead bodies.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
He says that thunder may be imitated by folding some of the powder in a cover and tying it up tightly: Incombustible men.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
Azazel, Statistics Chief, glanced at a roll of incombustible microfilm, and cleared his throat.
SATAN AND THE COMRADESRALPH BENNITT
The salts act by forming a crust of incombustible matter on the surface of the fibres.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The incombustible residuum, treated by muriatic acid, may leave an insoluble deposit, which is to be added to the former.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
All dance round it gleefully; some even jump through the tongues of flame, believing that courage will make them incombustible.
BURGUNDY: THE SPLENDID DUCHYPERCY ALLEN
The most sparkling and pointed flame of wit flickers and expires against the incombustible walls of her sanctuary.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
The quantity of incombustible gases—oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen—ranges from mere traces to about 5%.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INCOMBUSTIBLE

  • asbestos
  • concrete
  • fire-resistant
  • incombustible
  • noncandescent
  • noncombustible
  • nonflammable
  • noninflammable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.