What words stand for fire?

synonyms for fire

  • blaze.
  • bonfire.
  • heat.
  • inferno.
  • campfire.
  • charring.
  • coals.
  • combustion.

What does Uninflammable mean?

not flammable
Definition of uninflammable : not flammable : incapable of combustion —not used technically.

What is the scientific word of fire?

Combustion is when fuel reacts with oxygen to release heat energy. Combustion can be slow or fast depending on the amount of oxygen available. Combustion that results in a flame is very fast and is called burning.

What is a big flame called?

A conflagration is a large and destructive fire that threatens human life, animal life, health, and/or property. It may also be described as a blaze or simply a (large) fire. A conflagration can begin accidentally, be naturally caused (wildfire), or intentionally created (arson).

What is a very hot fire called?

An ember, also called a hot coal, is a hot lump of slowly burning solid fuel, typically glowing, composed of greatly heated wood, coal, or other carbon-based material. An ember is formed when a fire has only partially burnt a piece of fuel, and there is still usable chemical energy in that piece of fuel.

What is another word for hot fire?

What is another word for burning hot?

broiling burning
ardent baking
blazing blistering
fervent fervid
fiery parching

Why is inflammable and flammable the same?

Flammable and inflammable do not mean the same thing. If something is flammable it means it can be set fire to, such as a piece of wood. However, inflammable means that a substance is capabble of bursting into flames without the need for any ignition.

What is not easily set on fire?

The adjective nonflammable means not easily set on fire.