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Synonyms of "Flammable" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between flammable and combustible ?
A: They are different. A flammable material is a combustible material that ignites immediately at normal temperatures when exposed to a flame. Combustible just means a substance that can be ignited in air. A lot of combustible materials can be difficult to set fire to......
Q: What is the difference between flammable and combustible ?
A: Flammable is more commonly used than combustible
Q: What is the difference between flammable and inflammable ?
A: @emiay: oh I'm so sorry I made a mistake. Inflammable and flammable both mean they can catch fire/ burn easily. Non-flammable means it doesn't.

Edit: it's a bit confusing I had to look it up. The in- prefix in inflammable doesn't indicate negation here, but rather serves as an intensifier.
Q: What is the difference between flammable and inflammable ?
A: @camelray: flammable- could catch on fire.
inflammable- cannot catch on fire.
Q: What is the difference between flammable and combustible ?
A: Flammable means you can set it on fire. Combustible means it will explode if you set it on fire.

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