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fireproof

adjective fire·proof \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌprüf \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of fireproof

:proof against or resistant to fire

Examples of fireproof in a Sentence

  1. remember to store valuable papers in a fireproof box

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First Known Use of fireproof

1610


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fireproof

verb

Definition of fireproof

transitive verb
:to make fireproof

Examples of fireproof in a Sentence

  1. The building was not fireproofed.

Recent Examples of fireproof from the Web

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First Known Use of fireproof

1841


FIREPROOF Defined for English Language Learners

fireproof

adjective

Definition of fireproof for English Language Learners

  • : not easily burned : not able to catch fire


fireproof

verb

Definition of fireproof for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) safe from fire


FIREPROOF Defined for Kids

fireproof

adjective fire·proof \ ˈfīr-ˈprüf \

Definition of fireproof for Students

:not easily burned :made safe against fire


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