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fire-resistant

[fahyuh r-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˈfaɪər rɪˌzɪs tənt/
adjective
1.
totally or almost totally unburnable.
Origin of fire-resistant
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Fire risks to residences and other buildings can be reduced by building the roof of fireproof or fire-resistant materials.

    A Living from the Land William B. Duryee

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