[ fahyuh r-ri-zis-tuh nt ]
/ ˈfaɪər rɪˌzɪs tənt /


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. 2020

Examples from the Web for 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