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FIRE-RETARDING AGENT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-05-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fireproofing
DEF

Any substance that, by chemical or physical action, reduces the combustibility of a material.

OBS

Fire retardant usually means a greater resistance to fire than flame retardant.

OBS

flame retardant: term standardized by the Canadian General Standards Board.

OBS

fire retardant: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Ignifugation
DEF

Produit ayant la propriété de retarder l'inflammation ou de diminuer la combustibilité des matières naturellement combustibles, que l'on utilise par imprégnation ou par épandage.

OBS

produit ignifuge : terme uniformisé par le Groupe de travail de terminologie du génie.

OBS

produit ignifuge; ignifuge : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ignifugación
DEF

Producto ignifugante que retarda la propagación de la llama.

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