deflagrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin deflagrare, from de + flagrare ("to burn down").

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

deflagrate (third-person singular simple present deflagrates, present participle deflagrating, simple past and past participle deflagrated)

  1. (physics) To burn with intense light and heat. Specifically, to combust subsonically through thermal conduction.

Related terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (with respect to speed of propagation) detonate

Hypernyms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deflaˈɡrate/, [d̪e.flaˈɡraː.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: de‧fla‧grà‧te

Verb[edit]

deflagrate

  1. second-person plural present tense and imperative of deflagrare

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēflagrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēflagrō