fire-resistive
fire-resistant fire-resistant fire-resisting fire-resisting fire-resistive fire-resistiveadj. Not able to burn or able to burn only with difficulty. [Narrower terms: {noncombustible (vs. combustible), incombustible}]

Syn: fireproof. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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