deflagrate

VERB
  1. cause to burn rapidly and with great intensity
    care must be exercised when this substance is to be deflagrated
  2. burn with great heat and intense light
    the powder deflagrated
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How To Use deflagrate In A Sentence

  • the powder deflagrated
  • The fame difficulty accounts for the large proportion of nitre required to deflagrate with it completely; a quantity required, not becaufe there is much combuf - tible matter to be burned, but becaufe a long conti - nued and elevated heat is neceiliiry; by which means much of the nitre is decompofed, and its vital air flies off, without having been employed in the combullion, as appears by the two thirds of the elaftic produft, which will fupport the flame of a candle. The first principles of chemistry
  • In making this test the student must remember that sulphur and, in fact, all oxidisable bodies similarly deflagrate, but it is only in the case of carbon compounds that carbonate of potash is formed. A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
  • In making this test the student must remember that sulphur and, in fact, all oxidisable bodies similarly deflagrate, but it is only in the case of carbon compounds that carbonate of potash is formed. A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
  • They deflagrate when sprinkled on fused nitre, forming carbonate of potash. A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
  • During this period, since the Afghanistan war deflagrated in October 2001 and the Iraq war in IACenter.org
  • This week's Word of the Week is actually two words - conflagrate and deflagrate. murderati
  • care must be exercised when this substance is to be deflagrated
  • Finally, if the amount of picric acid be still further increased under these conditions, it will undergo partial decomposition and volatilise, but will not even deflagrate. Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise
  • If the fuel deflagrates but does not detonate, victims will be severely burned and will probably also inhale the burning fuel.
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