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: 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

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: a substance that is fire-retardant

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fire retardant

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“Fire-retardant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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