: material used to close open parts especially of a building for preventing the spread of fire
fire-stop transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fire-stop was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Fire-stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire-stop. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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