Definition of Fireproofing

1. n. The act or process of rendering anything incombustible; also, the materials used in the process.



Definition of Fireproofing

1. Verb. (present participle of fireproof) ¹

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Definition of Fireproofing

1. fireproof [v] - See also: fireproof

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fireproofing

fireplace match
fireplaced
fireplaces
fireplug
fireplugs
firepole
firepoles
firepot
firepots
firepower
firepower kill
firepowers
fireproof
fireproofed
fireproofing (current term)
fireproofs
firer
fireroom
firerooms
firers
fires
fires away
fires off
fires up
firesale
firescorched
fireset
firesets
firesetting behaviour

Literary usage of Fireproofing

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1. Text-book of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore (1917)
"Use of Concrete for fireproofing.—Concrete makes excellent fireproofing material for steel columns and girders. Under the action of heat the surface of the ..."

2. Textbook of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1922)
"Use of Concrete for fireproofing.—Concrete makes excellent fireproofing material for steel columns and girders and structures made of concrete are very ..."

3. The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of April 18, 1906, and Their Effects by Grove Karl Gilbert, Richard Lewis Humphrey, John Stephen Sewell (1907)
"It can be truthfully stated that perfect fireproofing of buildings in San Francisco, ... Wherever structural-steel framework was covered with fireproofing ..."

4. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"For walls which are to be plastered, blocks, tile and fireproofing are often scored ... fireproofing differs from partition tile chiefly in shape and size. ..."

5. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Floor Construction and fireproofing.—Steel floor framing may be used with almost ... Hence, the details of the floor construction including fireproofing, ..."

6. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1914)
"fireproofing. It is usual to make the concrete below the reinforcement 1A to 2 ... This layer of concrete frequently acts as fireproofing, and is often so ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"By this method, the corner blocks may be made one size, and by changing the length of the block b, the fireproofing may be made suitable for any column. ..."

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