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fire-resistant

[fahyuh r-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˈfaɪər rɪˌzɪs tənt/
adjective
1.
totally or almost totally unburnable.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • He stocks everything from fire-resistant clothing to filters, valves, and measurement tools needed in gas processing.
  • You're issued fire-resistant pants, shirts, tools and helmet.
  • The thick, fibrous bark of the redwoods is fire-resistant.
  • So the best precaution you can take in a fire-prone area is to make your roof fire-resistant.
  • These trees and shrubs are more easily maintained because they are drought-resistant, as well as being fire-resistant.
  • These trees and shrubs are easily maintained because they are drought-resistant, as well as being fire-resistant.
  • Garden exhibits include a model home constructed of ignition-resistant materials and recommended fire-resistant plant materials.
  • Landscape your property with fire-resistant plants and vegetation to prevent fire from spreading quickly.
  • Use fire-resistant materials when building, renovating, or retrofitting structures.
  • Build your roof or re-roof with fire-resistant materials that include composition, metal or tile.

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