Fireproofing



[fahyuh r-proo-fing] /ˈfaɪərˌpru fɪŋ/

noun
1.
the act or process of rendering .
2.
material for use in making anything .
[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; fireproofing.

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