fire-retardant

adjective

Definition of fire-retardant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having the ability or tendency to slow up or halt the spread of fire (as by providing insulation) fire-retardant preservatives fire-retardant construction

fire retardant

noun

Definition of fire retardant (Entry 2 of 2)

: a substance that is fire-retardant

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“Fire-retardant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire-retardant. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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