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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ignífugo
All of the doors in the building are fireproof.Todas las puertas del edificio son ignífugas.
b. incombustible
The firemen are outfitted with fireproof suits.Los bomberos están equipados con trajes incombustibles.
c. refractario
Pour the mixture into a fireproof bowl and place it in the oven.Vierte la mezcla en un tazón refractario y ponlo en el horno.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to make resistant to fire)
a. ignifugar
We need to fireproof the summer house if we're going to cook there.Tenemos que ignifugar la casa de verano si vamos a cocinar en ella.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clothing, material)
a. ignífugo(a), incombustible
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fireproof [ˈfaɪəpruːf]
[+material] incombustible; ignífugo
soldiers wearing fireproof clothing
[+suit, clothing] ignífugo; a prueba de fuego; [+safe] a prueba de fuego; [+dish] refractario;
transitive verb
cubrir con material ignífugo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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