[fahyuh r-ri-zis-tuh nt]


totally or almost totally unburnable.

Origin of fire-resistant

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for fire-resistant

concrete, asbestos, incombustible, noncombustible, nonflammable

Examples from the Web for fire-resistant

Historical Examples of fire-resistant

  • Fire risks to residences and other buildings can be reduced by building the roof of fireproof or fire-resistant materials.

    A Living from the Land

    William B. Duryee