fireboard


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fire·board

 (fīr′bôrd′)
n. Upper Southern US
See mantel.

fireboard

(ˈfaɪəˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Furniture) US a mantelpiece
2. (Furniture) a board used to close off a fireplace when it is not in use
3. civil engineering a type of board used to encase e.g. structural steelwork as insulation against heat or fire
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I then glanced round the room; and besides the bedstead and centre table, could see no other furniture belonging to the place, but a rude shelf, the four walls, and a papered fireboard representing a man striking a whale.
Depending on how far you go with separating off part of the property, you may need to fireboard the stairs, and install interconnecting fire smoke alarms," says Roger Tucker, of Mead Property Management in Cardiff.
The Winchester Supreme, for example, delivers a minimum of two hours at 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit thanks to several layers of sandwiched fireboard and heat-expandable Palusol door seals.
Since the building output in Latvia fell by over 30 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2009, demand for plywood, fireboard and timber panels followed suit.
Louise Milligan, counsel for the Highlands and Islands Fireboard, said Mr Sharp took part in the game at the Scottish Fire Service Training School in Gullane, East Lothian, at his own risk.
Rigid Corrugated Ltd, independent manufacturers of corrugated transit and point-of-sale packaging products, have won the contract to supply Birmingham-based Molls Bacon with corrugated fireboard transit cases.
Occasionally, she would use house paint to decorate something like a fireboard, and her embroidered pictures were widely admired by both relatives and friends.
The fireboard is the shelf above a fireplace, usually called the mantelpiece" (p.