KJV Dictionary Definition: inflammability


INFLAMMABIL'ITY, n. Susceptibility of taking fire.


INFLAM'MABLE, a. That may be set on fire; easily enkindled; susceptible of combustion; as inflammable oils or spirits.


INFLAM'MABLENESS, n. The quality of being susceptible of flame, or capable of taking fire; inflammability.


INFLAMMA'TION, n. L. inflammatio.

1. The act of setting on fire or inflaming.

2. The state of being in flame.

3. In medicine and surgery, a redness and swelling of any part of an animal body, attended with heat, pain and febrile symptoms.

4. Violent excitement; heat; animosity; turbulence; as an inflammation of the body politic, or of parties.