flameproof flameproof

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resistant to catching fire

Usage(s):

  1. Rescuers found Moss slumped unconscious in the cockpithis goggles shattered, his blue, flameproof coveralls shredded, his helmet cracked, his face masked with blood.
  2. They are not only flameproofone big selling pointcrush-proof and fadeproof, but can be stored away in a box.
  3. But it is flameproof and does not lose its flexibility at 70 below zero, thus is useful in high-altitude bombing planes.

News

  1. Formula One pitlane safety in spotlight

    (Reuters) - Formula One faced calls for improved pitlane safety after a cameraman was hit and injured by a bouncing wheel that came off Mark Webber's Red Bull during Sunday's German Grand Prix. Mechanics wear flameproof overalls and helmets during pitstops but others in the restricted group given access to the pitlane - such as the media - do so without protective headgear. Mercedes team ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Motor racing-Formula One pitlane safety in spotlight

    July 8 (Reuters) - Formula One faced calls for improved pitlane safety after a cameraman was hit and injured by a bouncing wheel that came off Mark Webber's Red Bull during Sunday's German Grand Prix. Mechanics wear flameproof overalls and helmets during pitstops but others in the restricted group given access to the pitlane - such as the media - do so without protective headgear. Mercedes team ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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