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flame·proof

 (flām′pro͞of′)
adj.
Resistant to catching fire; flame-retardant.
tr.v. flame·proofed, flame·proof·ing, flame·proofs
To make resistant to catching fire.

flameproof

(ˈfleɪmˌpruːf)
adj
1. not liable to catch fire or be damaged by fire
2. (Electronics) (of electrical apparatus) designed so that an internal explosion will not ignite external flammable gas

flame•proof

(ˈfleɪmˌpruf)

adj.
resisting the effect of flames; not readily ignited or burned by flames.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flameproof - resistant to catching fire
incombustible, noncombustible - not capable of igniting and burning

flameproof

adjective nonflammable, fire-resistant, flame-retardant, incombustible, non-inflammable Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole.
Translations

flameproof

[ˈfleɪmpruːf] ADJignífugo, a prueba de fuego

flameproof

flame-proof [ˈfleɪmpruːf] adj [casserole] → résistant(e) au feuflame-retardant [ˌfleɪmrɪˈtɑːrdənt] adjignifugeflame-thrower flame thrower [ˈfleɪmθrəʊər] n (= device) → lance-flammes m

flameproof

[ˈfleɪmˌpruːf] adjresistente al calore
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