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Subject: Flammability

Date: Thu Jan 15 10:25:22 1998
Posted by John Stripe
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I would like to know the precise scientific definition of 
flammable.  I know the dictionary definition, but would like 
more detail.  Does it have to do with the temperature at
which a substance ignites, or just that the substance ignites
and burns quickly?

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