Entry from British & World English dictionary
Consisting or made of material that does not burn if exposed to fire: tins, broken plates and other unburnable goods
More example sentences
- Elm, apart from being nearly unsplittable, is almost unburnable.
- I ask people to remove all unburnable rubbish in bin liners.
- It is so unburnable that NASA uses it for the protective shell of its space shuttles.
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