fireproof

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Etymology[edit]

fire +‎ -proof

Adjective[edit]

fireproof (comparative more fireproof, superlative most fireproof)

  1. Resistant to damage from fire.
    The fireproof safe will protect documents inside for up to four hours in a standard house fire.

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Verb[edit]

fireproof (third-person singular simple present fireproofs, present participle fireproofing, simple past and past participle fireproofed)

  1. To make resistant to damage from fire.
    I hastily fireproofed my clothing somewhat by pouring a bucket of water over myself before dashing into the flames.