deflagrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • burning or cause to burn with great temperature and intense light.
    • resulting in burning with unexpected and sparkling burning, as because of the action of intense heat; to burn or vaporize all of a sudden.
  • verb:
    • To burn with intense light and heat. Especially, to combust subsonically through thermal conduction.
    • burn with great temperature and intense light
    • cause burning quickly and with great intensity
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To burn with an abrupt and gleaming burning, as niter; additionally, to break and crackle with slight explosions when heated, as salt.
  • others:
    • setting fire to; burn; eat: because, to deflagrate oil or spirit.
    • To burn; burst into flame; specifically, burning quickly, with a-sudden development of flame and vapor, as a combination of charcoal and niter tossed into a red-hot crucible.

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