that does not burn or is not easily destroyed by fire
to make fireproof
Impervious or resistant to damage by fire.
transitive verbfire·proofed, fire·proof·ing, fire·proofs
To make fireproof.
(comparative more fireproof, superlative most fireproof)
(third-person singular simple present fireproofs, present participle fireproofing, simple past and past participle fireproofed)
- To make resistant to damage from fire.
- I hastily fireproofed my clothing somewhat by pouring a bucket of water over myself before dashing into the flames.
fire + -proof