resisting the effect of ; not readily ignited or burned by .
verb (used with object)
to make flameproof.
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
noun 1. a compound used in cloth and plastic material to raise the ignition point of the material, thus making it resistant to fire.
[fleym] /fleɪm/ noun 1. burning gas or vapor, as from wood or coal, that is undergoing combustion; a portion of ignited gas or vapor. 2. Often, flames. the state or condition of blazing combustion: to burst into flames. 3. any flamelike condition; glow; inflamed condition. 4. brilliant light; scintillating luster. 5. bright coloring; a streak […]
noun 1. an ornamental stitch, used on bedspreads, upholstery fabrics, and the like, producing rows of ogees in various colors.
- Flame test
noun 1. a test for detecting the presence of certain metals in compounds by the coloration they give to a flame. Sodium, for example, turns a flame yellow