fire proofing

Dictionary.com Unabridged

fireproof

[fahyuhr-proof]
adjective
1.
resistant to destruction by fire.
2.
totally or almost totally unburnable.
verb (used with object)
3.
to make fireproof.

Origin:
1630–40; fire + -proof

nonfireproof, adjective
quasi-fireproof, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To fire proofing
Collins
World English Dictionary
fireproof (ˈfaɪəˌpruːf)
 
adj
1.  capable of resisting damage by fire
 
vb
2.  (tr) to make resistant to fire

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature