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fireproof

[′fīr‚prüf]
(building construction)
Having noncombustible walls, stairways, and stress-bearing members, and having all steel and iron structural members which could be damaged by heat protected by refractory materials.
(materials)
The property of being relatively resistant to combustion.

fireproof

1. Descriptive of a material or construction which is unburnable, or almost so; an absolute quality which does not exist; usually refers to a material or construction which is highly fire-resistant.
2. To apply a chemical solution to a material as a fire retardant; to flameproof.
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He said that the demand for his factory made fireproof formula clothes for car racing drivers is very high and has been growing with each passing day across the world.
A development fireproof test was conducted using 6A1-4V Titanium structure for the attachment of the propulsion system on a mid-size business jet to understand if the FAA Federal Aviation Requirement 25.865 [1] could be satisfied.
Application: Andrew Bragg, general manager at Thermal Designs, said: "The fireproof enclosure is a compact solution for onshore and offshore oil and gas installations, where space is at a premium.
The strong demand for fireproof metal furnishings has prompted many local companies to invest in the industry to produce the fire proof equipment in the country.
Many of Snead's standards for stacks (adjustable shelving, fireproof materials, easy access and good illumination) must have seemed like the road to salvation for a Library that had been overcrowded, threatened by dust, sunlight and bursting pipes, and then was destroyed by fire.
The Norwegian shipping and industrial group Borgestad ASA said on Friday (13 February) that it had agreed to sell its fireproof business in Gliwice, Poland to the local rival PCO Zarow.
In a recent design competition run to promote the use of Trimo products in modern architecture, entries were sought that implemented roof and facades made of Trimoterm fireproof panels.
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Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR), a global provider of Intelligent Traffic Management (ITM) solutions that bring certainty to dynamic networks, announced recently that its FireProof product line now offers complete interoperability with Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000, providing real-time load balancing, high availability and clustering for ISA Servers.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-12 April 2001-Radware's LinkProof and FireProof systems now available on new platform (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com