GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not able to burn or able to burn only with difficulty.
- adj. difficult to burn
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“They can be made waterproof and fire-resistant, and with self-adhesive waterproof sponge tape applied to both sides, are quickly assembled.”
“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.”
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