Definition of Fire-resistive
1. Adjective. Difficult to burn.
Similar to: Incombustible, Noncombustible
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Literary usage of Fire-resistive
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Requirements of a fire-resistive Floor.—A fire-resistive floor should withstand a fire destroying the combustible contents of a building with no damage to ..."
2. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"If, then, that fact is once admitted, as it must surely be by those thoroughly familiar with the tests of fire-resistive methods afforded ..."
3. Americans with Disabilities Act: Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"(3) A portion of a one-hour fire-resistive corridor (complying with local requirements for fire- resistive construction andfor openings) located immediately ..."
4. A Model Housing Law by Lawrence Veiller (1920)
"The best any one can hope for is a "fire- resistive" one. ... Heretofore this extra- fire-resistive construction has not been thought necessary except in ..."
5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1908)
"A series of tests that perhaps from the practicable point of view appeals most strongly to the laymen are the investigations of the fire-resistive ..."
6. Architecture and Building (1914)
"It is Resistive. more than one hundred years old, and it seemed impossible to dislodge it, and yet the ease with which "fire resistive" appears to be ..."
7. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"This reinforced water supplied sprinklers open in the exposed fire-resistive building to prevent fire spread into it. v- '*T| fc .;• ••: ' hydrant system ..."
8. Fire Insurance Inspection & Underwriting by Charles Carroll Dominge, W. O. Lincoln (1920)
"fire-resistive CONSTRUCTION is a better name than fireproof construction. ... fire-resistive SOLUTIONS—Asbestos paint possesses the valuable property of ..."