- resistant to destruction by fire.
- totally or almost totally unburnable.
- to make fireproof.
Origin of fireproof
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Examples from the Web for fireproof
In 2008 he starred in Fireproof, a critically derided movie about a firefighter trying to save his marriage from divorce.Kirk Cameron’s Controversies, ‘Growing Pains’ to Values Voter Summit
September 14, 2012
A Fireproof Your Marriage study kit and other products are also selling briskly.
In the perfect world of Fireproof, good Christians do not have bad marriages, any more than they drink, gamble or swear.
The success of Fireproof has little to do with its artistic merits, and everything to do with religious message.
In that last category, you might hear a youth pastor ask his charges, “Are you fireproof?”
Make a good risotto, and when cooked put it into a fireproof dish.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:
Mrs. W. G. Waters
Well, I'm supposed to have built a fireproof building—but you never can tell.'
I believe that even in our fireproof age, fires still occur.The K-Factor
Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
The non-metallic parts of the room were, of course, fireproof.Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
It has the advantage of being absolutely waterproof and fireproof.Electricity for the farm
Frederick Irving Anderson
- capable of resisting damage by fire
- (tr) to make resistant to fire
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Word Origin and History for fireproof
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