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flame-retardant

Definitions

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  • adjective Used to describe something that is hard to ignite; that does not support or convey flame.
  • noun A substance used to make an object flameproof.

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

  • adjective resistant to catching fire

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • "More than 50% of a child's exposure to toxins will come from the indoor environment," Penelope informed me, "and many toxins, especially flame-retardant chemicals, are found in dust."

    Nancy Chuda: As TSCA Collapses, Toxic Baby Fights Back (VIDEO)

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • In 2006, Nunes and Southern Mills discussed the development of a less-expensive flame-retardant material for Army uniforms.

    Bethesda consultant made millions with Alaska firm

  • "More than 50% of a child's exposure to toxins will come from the indoor environment," Penelope informed me, "and many toxins, especially flame-retardant chemicals, are found in dust."

    Nancy Chuda: As TSCA Collapses, Toxic Baby Fights Back (VIDEO)

  • "More than 50% of a child's exposure to toxins will come from the indoor environment," Penelope informed me, "and many toxins, especially flame-retardant chemicals, are found in dust."

    Nancy Chuda: As TSCA Collapses, Toxic Baby Fights Back (VIDEO)

  • The company also sells reusable water bottles, flame-retardant military gloves and other outdoor-activity gear.

    Compass Diversified to Hitch On CamelBak

  • "More than 50% of a child's exposure to toxins will come from the indoor environment," Penelope informed me, "and many toxins, especially flame-retardant chemicals, are found in dust."

    Nancy Chuda: As TSCA Collapses, Toxic Baby Fights Back (VIDEO)

  • OK, try this thought experiment (wait a second while I put on a flame-retardant suit):

    Boing Boing

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