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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfireprooffire‧proof /ˈfaɪəpruːf $ ˈfaɪr-/ adjective  BURNa building, piece of cloth etc that is fireproof cannot be badly damaged by flames fireproof clothingfireproof verb [transitive]
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fireproofTheatre curtains have to be fireproof.Roebling had pioneered fireproof construction methods, especially the use of reinforced concrete.Put the slice of bread on a fireproof dish and under the grill.Spread this mixture on to the whole mushrooms and arrange them on a baking sheet or in a fireproof dish.The dock was built during 1841-5 with five-storey fireproof warehouses of granite, brick and cast iron on all sides.
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