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Phlogiston

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Noun

1. phlogiston

a hypothetical substance once believed to be present in all combustible materials and to be released during burning

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Phlogiston

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noun
chemistry
a hypothetical substance formerly thought to be present in all combustible materials and to be released during burning

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Phlogiston

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noun
an imaginary element formerly believed to cause combustion and to be given off by anything burning; matter or principle of fire

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Phlogiston

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n.
A hypothetical substance formerly thought to be a volatile constituent of all combustible substances, released as flame in combustion.

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