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fireproof

[ fahyuhr-proof ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌpruf /
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adjective
resistant to destruction by fire.
totally or almost totally unburnable.
verb (used with object)
to make fireproof.
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Origin of fireproof

First recorded in 1630–40; fire + -proof

OTHER WORDS FROM fireproof

non·fire·proof, adjectivequasi-fireproof, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fireproof

fireproof
/ (ˈfaɪəˌpruːf) /

adjective
capable of resisting damage by fire
verb
(tr) to make resistant to fire
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