fire-stop

noun
\ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstäp How to pronounce fire-stop (audio) \

Definition of fire-stop

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

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First Known Use of fire-stop

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Fire-stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire-stop. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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