Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to fire.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ fire

Examples

  • The NHTSA's own experts also found that the GM trucks were safer in nonfire collisions than trucks built by Ford or Chrysler, so the overall risk of death in an accident was no higher.

    Forget About The Experts

  • It had low walls over which the muzzles of the defenders 'guns showed grimly, and a wide, dry moat designed to be a killing ground for any attackers who succeeded in crossing the earthen glacis which was banked to ricochet assaulting can-nonfire safely up and over the defenders' heads.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • However, 72 percent of all nonfire carbon monoxide incidents reported to fire departments in 2005 occurred in one - or two-family dwellings.

    Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal

  • The designer must consider both fire and nonfire emergencies when determining the required performance of the mass notification system and how various signals are handled.

    CSE - Top Articles

  • "Our plan for after January 1, 2010, is to contact the fire marshal's office if nonfire-safe cigarettes are found during a routine compliance check," Ross said.

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