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fire·proof

 (fīr′pro͞of′)
adj.
Impervious or resistant to damage by fire.
tr.v. fire·proofed, fire·proof·ing, fire·proofs
To make fireproof.
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fire•proof•ing

(ˈfaɪərˌpru fɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of rendering fireproof.
2. material for use in making anything fireproof.
[1865–70]
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