deflagrant (comparative more deflagrant, superlative most deflagrant)
- That burns with intense light and heat.
- 2003 Allan M. Williams - The Knight and the Blast Furnace
- Gunpowder is a deflagrant (ie rapidly-burning) mixture of a solid fuel such as charcoal with a solid oxidising agent - the only one available up to the late 18th century was saltpetre.
Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 09:24
- third-person plural present active indicative of dēflagrō