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1fireproof

adjective fire·proof \-ˌprüf\

: not easily burned : not able to catch fire

Full Definition of FIREPROOF

:  proof against or resistant to fire

Examples of FIREPROOF

  1. <remember to store valuable papers in a fireproof box>

First Known Use of FIREPROOF

1610

2fireproof

verb

: to make (something) safe from fire

Full Definition of FIREPROOF

transitive verb
:  to make fireproof

Examples of FIREPROOF

  1. The building was not fireproofed.

First Known Use of FIREPROOF

1867

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