Sentence Examples


  • In ancient times meteors were supposed to be generated in the air by inflammable gases.
  • Its vapour is spontaneously inflammable when exposed to air.
  • One of the most important branches of colliery work is the management of the ventilation, involving as it does the supply of fresh air to the men working in the pit, as well as the removal of inflammable gases that may be given off by the coal.
  • This is at first colourless carbon dioxide, but later on inflammable gases come out of the mass, which at this stage has turned into a thicker, pasty condition, showing that the end of the reaction is near.
  • They are all readily inflammable and are practically insoluble in water.