Definition of unburnable in English:

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unburnable

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈbəːnəb(ə)l/

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adjective

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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