fire-resistant love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not able to burn or able to burn only with difficulty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. difficult to burn

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Just as a swimming pool is coated with a protective layer before it is soaked, the flame trench will be sprayed with Fondue Fyre, a fire-resistant concrete, to shield it from fire and smoke."

    Pad 39A Fondue Liberated! - NASA Watch

  • Lab officials said it was highly unlikely the blaze would reach the drums, and that the steel containers can in any case withstand flames and will be sprayed with fire-resistant foam if necessary.

    Airplane deployed to monitor air over N.M. fire

  • Nonetheless, Elkins found, the agency allowed its own employees and contract workers to be exposed to the toxic, fire-resistant mineral -- widely used in buildings after World War II -- during tests in Texas and Arkansas in 2006 and 2007.

    The Center for Public Integrity: EPA allowed unsafe handling of asbestos, IG says

  • "It sparked a wide range of scientific innovation with benefits that went far beyond the historic Apollo missions, such as advancements in building materials and fire-resistant fabrics, he said."

    NASA Watch: April 2009 Archives

  • Federal requirements for fire-resistant leather firefighter boots that rise above the ankle and last for more than one seven-month fire season range in price from $250 to more than $400 a pair, depending on the brand, according to union officials.

    Native American federal firefighters fighting for boot money

  • A sales representative for a Beijing-based maker of anti-riot gear noted that all her wares were attracting more attention - especially a fire-resistant police uniform.

    Arms deals still made amid Middle East crackdowns

  • A controlled burn, in which workboats separate some of the oil from the main mass with fire-resistant booms and set it alight, was scheduled for noon EDT today.

    PM Update: Preparing for a taste of summer

  • For instance, developer Larry Silverstein installed in 7 World Trade Center a fireproofing material used to protect the steel structure that is 10 times as adhesive and 50% more fire-resistant than required by building codes.

    Miami Tower Built for Storms

  • They can be made waterproof and fire-resistant, and with self-adhesive waterproof sponge tape applied to both sides, are quickly assembled.

    Architecture

  • However, experts have said that such a bomb in practice is very difficult to build in a way that it would work, because the propane tanks are made of thick metal and designed to be strongly fire-resistant.

    Cops Say Neither License Plates Nor VIN On Bomb SUV Were Reported Stolen

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