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fire-resistant

[fahyuh r-ri-zis-tuh nt]
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adjective
  1. totally or almost totally unburnable.
  2. fire-retardant.
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Origin of fire-resistant

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for fire-resistant

Historical Examples

  • 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