flameproof

adjective
flame·​proof | \ ˈflām-ˌprüf How to pronounce flameproof (audio) \

Definition of flameproof

: resistant to damage or burning on contact with flame

Other Words from flameproof

flameproof transitive verb
flameproofer noun

Examples of flameproof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the flameproof casserole over medium heat, heat the oil. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Nov. 2021 In a deep flameproof casserole or soup pot over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Sheryl Julian, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Mar. 2021 OceanSky Cruises is designing a website that will explain why the Airlander uses helium, rather than the hydrogen and diesel that set fire to the Hindenburg, and that the outer skin is made of flameproof fabric, Mr. Gimeno said. Katie Deighton, WSJ, 12 July 2021 In a large flameproof casserole over medium-high heat, heat the vegetable oil. BostonGlobe.com, 15 June 2021 In the flameproof casserole over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of the canola oil. BostonGlobe.com, 4 May 2021 In the flameproof casserole or other large pot over medium heat, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Mar. 2021 In a large flameproof casserole over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Jill Gibson, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Mar. 2021 In a large flameproof casserole over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Jill Gibson, BostonGlobe.com, 23 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of flameproof

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Flameproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flameproof. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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