[ fahyuh r-proo-fing ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌpru fɪŋ /
Definition for fireproofing (2 of 2)
[ fahyuh r-proof ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌpruf /
resistant to destruction by fire.
totally or almost totally unburnable.
verb (used with object)
to make fireproof.
Related formsnon·fire·proof, adjectivequa·si-fire·proof, adjective
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This shows the importance of fireproofing all woodwork on board ships.Porto Rico|Arthur D. Hall
British Dictionary definitions for fireproofing
/ (ˈfaɪəˌpruːf) /
capable of resisting damage by fire
(tr) to make resistant to fire
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