the lowest temperature at which a volatile liquid, after its vapors have been ignited, will give off vapors at a rate sufficient to sustain combustion.
[fahyuh r-pol-ish] /ˈfaɪərˌpɒl ɪʃ/ verb (used with object), Glassmaking. 1. to smooth (glass) by reheating to remove tool marks or other imperfections in the surface.
noun 1. the part of a household furnace in which the fire is made.
[fahyuh r-pou-er] /ˈfaɪərˌpaʊ ər/ noun 1. the capability of a military force, unit, or weapons system as measured by the amount of gunfire, number of missiles, etc., deliverable to a target. 2. the capability or potential, as of an organization, for action or achieving results.
[fahyuh r-proof] /ˈfaɪərˌpruf/ adjective 1. resistant to destruction by . 2. totally or almost totally unburnable. verb (used with object) 3. to make fireproof. /ˈfaɪəˌpruːf/ adjective 1. capable of resisting damage by fire verb 2. (transitive) to make resistant to fire adj. 1630s, from fire (n.) + proof. As a verb, from 1867. Related: Fireproofed; […]