[ fleym-proof ]
/ ˈfleɪmˌpruf /
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verb (used with object)
to make flameproof.
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British Dictionary definitions for flameproof
/ (ˈfleɪmˌpruːf) /
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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