from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impervious or resistant to damage by fire.
  • transitive verb To make fireproof.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To render proof against fire by some protecting cover, by chemical treatment, or by construction with incombustible materials.
  • Proof against fire; so constructed or protected as to be incombustible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Proof against fire; incombustible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resistant to damage from fire.
  • verb To make resistant to damage from fire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective impervious to damage by fire
  • verb make resistant to fire


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

fire +‎ -proof


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