- 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.
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