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Not catching fire easily; not inflammable.
non-flammable, non-inflammable, flame-resistant, fire-resistant, flame-retardant, incombustible, uninflammable, unburnableView synonyms
- ‘The official gas mask, or respirator, consists of a metal container filled with material, which absorbs the gas, and a rubber face piece with a non-inflammable transparent window.’
The adjectives non-inflammable and non-flammable have the same meaning: see inflammable
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