fireproof fireproof  /ˈfaɪ ər ˌpruf/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make resistant to fire
  2. (adj) impervious to damage by fire

Usage(s):

  1. Today the most damning items are kept in armor-plated, fireproof cabinets, guarded day and night.
  2. A friend of Borman's had suggested they read from the book of Genesis, and so its first 10 verses had been typed up on a piece of fireproof paper before the crew left Earth.
  3. Sales of fireproof safes indicate that more Americans are willing to trust their luck with burglars than with banks.

News

  1. Phottix and Omegabrandess Are Proud to Launch the Phottix Umbrella Swivel US - A3

    Hampstead, Maryland - As the exclusive distributor for Phottix products in the United States, OmegaBrandess is proud to launch the Phottix Umbrella Swivel US-A3. The redesigned Phottix US-A3 is an affordable umbrella swivel for off-camera-flash. Made from tough and durable quality aluminum alloy and fireproof PA66 plastic, the US-A3 is ready for any photographic situation. The ball head design ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. MatchBOX the future hub of creative collaboration

    The name of the site at 17 S. Sixth St., which formerly housed a fireproof car dealership and is next to the Red Crown Mini Museum, will be the MatchBOX Coworking Studio, officials announced Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

  3. Floorplan Porn: 1910 Collection Shows Off NYC's 'High Class' Apartments

    Today, a luxury New York apartment means a glassy tower, a sprawling living room, and ridiculous amenities like an outdoor showers and sky garage, but a century ago? High class living meant a fireproof building, extra servant rooms, and...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

Quotes

  1. Asked if there were witnesses, Speed says: "There were a couple of people who saw. He grabbed me right below the neck, on my fireproof T-shirt, and jerked me back and forth, let go, and then pushed me into the wall behind where the cars are. There...
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Scott Speed Source: pitpass.com

  2. Cameron, a partner in evangelical Christian ministry The Way of the Master, explains, "In 'Fireproof,' there is a romantic and touching scene where he (character) kisses his wife. Because I have a commitment not to kiss any other woman, my wife...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Kirk Cameron Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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