Deflagrate meaning

dĕf'lə-grāt'
To burn or cause to burn with great heat and intense light.
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To burn rapidly, with intense heat and dazzling light.
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(physics) To burn with intense light and heat. Specifically, to combust subsonically through thermal conduction.
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Origin of deflagrate

Latin dēflagrāre dēflagrāt- dē- intensive pref. de– flagrāre to blaze bhel-1 in Indo-European roots