Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resistant to catching fire; flame-retardant.
  • transitive v. To make resistant to catching fire.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resistant to catching fire.
  • v. To make flameproof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not susceptible to burning; noncombustible; fireproof; -- of artifacts. Opposite of combustible.

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

  • adj. resistant to catching fire

Etymologies

flame +‎ -proof (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Novec EGC-2702 is non-flammable, thus eliminating the need for electrical equipment used in the drying process to be classified as flameproof or 'intrinsically safe'.

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  • Unlike most other coatings available, Novec EGC-2702 is non-flammable, which eliminates the need for electrical equipment used in the drying process to be classified as flameproof or

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  • Unlike most other coatings available, Novec EGC-2702 is non-flammable, which eliminates the need for electrical equipment used in the drying process to be classified as flameproof or 'intrinsically safe'.

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  • Ironically, this building was marketed as "flameproof" but an

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  • If those codes and been in effect, the people living in cardboard boxes making $10 a year would know enough to insist on pier-and-beam foundations and flameproof wallboard.

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  • Place a medium flameproof casserole over medium-low heat.

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  • Lightly butter an 8-inch square flameproof baking dish.

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  • You take the brown parts of onion skins from 12 onions (about 4 cups); rinse if dirty; arrange them in the bottom of a large flameproof casserole and put 12 eggs on top (whole eggs, in shell, no cracks).

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  • He drove today with the word MONZA hand-written on his flameproof balaclava by Roquelin, who had asked him earlier in the season to identify the memory that made him feel happiest.

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  • Catching the flaming girl, he smothered as much of the fire as he could against his flameproof shipsuit, then rolled over and over with her, putting out t he flames in their path and the ones devouring the girl's clothing and hair at the same time.

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