fire-resistant


fire-resistant
adjective
difficult to burn
Similar to: ↑noncombustible, ↑incombustible

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adjective
of a structural element : so resistant to fire that for a specified time and under conditions of a standard heat intensity it will not fail structurally or allow transit of heat and will not permit the side away from the fire to become hotter than a specified temperature

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/fuyeur"ri zis'teuhnt/, adj.
1. totally or almost totally unburnable.
2. fire-retardant.
[1900-05]

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fireˈ-resistant or fireˈ-resisting adjective
Immune to the effects of fire up to a required degree
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Main Entry:fire

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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