fireproofing

[ fahyuhr-proo-fing ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌpru fɪŋ /

noun

the act or process of rendering fireproof.
material for use in making anything fireproof.

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Origin of fireproofing

First recorded in 1865–70; fireproof + -ing1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for fireproofing

  • This shows the importance of fireproofing all woodwork on board ships.

    Porto Rico|Arthur D. Hall