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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 def·la·grate /ˈdɛfləˌgret/
 (vt.)(vi.)(使)突然燃燒,(使)爆燃

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Def·la·grate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Deflagrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Deflagrating.]  Chem. To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; also, to snap and crackle with slight explosions when heated, as salt.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Def·la·grate, v. t. Chem. To cause to burn with sudden and sparkling combustion, as by the action of intense heat; to burn or vaporize suddenly; as, to deflagrate refractory metals in the oxyhydrogen flame.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 deflagrate
      v 1: cause to burn rapidly and with great intensity; "care must
           be exercised when this substance is to be deflagrated"
      2: burn with great heat and intense light; "the powder
         deflagrated"