flameproof

[fleym-proof]

adjective

resisting the effect of flames; not readily ignited or burned by flames.

verb (used with object)

to make flameproof.

Origin of flameproof

First recorded in 1885–90; flame + -proof
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British Dictionary definitions for flameproof

flameproof

adjective

not liable to catch fire or be damaged by fire
(of electrical apparatus) designed so that an internal explosion will not ignite external flammable gas
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