fire|proof

fire|proof «FYR PROOF», adjective, verb.
–adj.
1. that will not burn, or will not burn easily: »

Asbestos is fireproof.

SYNONYM(S): incombustible.
2. that is relatively hard to set fire to; not easily destroyed by fire: »

A building made entirely of steel and concrete is fireproof.

–v.t.
to make so that it will not burn, or not burn easily: »

to fireproof a theater curtain.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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