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- adj. That will not readily ignite and burn
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- adj. Not combustible; not able to burn. Opposite of
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- adj. not capable of igniting and burning
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MSHA official Kevin Stricklin said that, of 1,800 rock-dust samples collected from the Upper Big Branch mine, the noncombustible content in 79% of the samples was too low.
Coal dust can mix with the rock dust in the normal course of mine operations, but regulations require that a majority of the dust remain noncombustible.
Safety officials investigating the Massey Energy coal-mine explosion said most dust samples from the mine had insufficient levels of noncombustible material.
Makimura saying sorry to Eight saying, “You are not noncombustible trash … you are oversized trash.”
Apparently, after being defeated by Hayate he was sent off to a junkyard as a noncombustible trash since it was felt he was no longer useful.
Better yet, give him none … cram them so full of noncombustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information.
DURLAND: A lot of noncombustible roof in this area, are this tile, but what people forget sometimes is, as birds will come in the end and build a nest and the embers will follow and it burns from the inside out.
And those homes that have a noncombustible roof, noncombustible siding and defensive space between the home and wild land inner face, they here in a better position.
All of the others are doing well with their noncombustible roofs.
So that does indicate that those noncombustible roofs are very helpful.