fireproof safe

/'faɪəˌpru:f seɪf/ noun
a safe which cannot be harmed by fire

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • fireproof — UK US /ˈfaɪəpruːf/ adjective ► unable to be damaged by fire: fireproof safe/vault »Each night we store our data on a back up disc in a fireproof safe …   Financial and business terms

  • SAFE — See: Simulation Analysis of Financial Exposure * * * ▪ I. safe safe 1 [seɪf] adjective 1. not likely to cause any harm or injury: • Our products are safe when used correctly. • Recycling is a safer and cheaper alternative to burning waste …   Financial and business terms

  • fireproof — 1. adjective Resistant to damage from fire. The fireproof safe will protect documents inside for up to four hours in a standard house fire. Syn: fire resistant, flame retardant 2. verb To make resistant to damage from fire …   Wiktionary

  • safe — ► ADJECTIVE 1) protected from danger or risk. 2) not causing or leading to harm or injury. 3) (of a place) affording security or protection. 4) often derogatory cautious and unenterprising: a safe choice. 5) (of an assertion, verdict, bet, etc.)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Safe — Safe, n. A place for keeping things in safety. Specifically: (a) A strong and fireproof receptacle (as a movable chest of steel, etc., or a closet or vault of brickwork) for containing money, valuable papers, or the like. (b) A ventilated or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • safe-depositbox — safe de·pos·it box (sāf dĭ pŏzʹĭt) n. A fireproof metal box, usually in a bank vault, for the safe storage of valuables. * * * …   Universalium

  • fireproof —  Safe from blame or danger. Invulnerable …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Safe — A safe (also called strongbox, coffer or kist) is a secure lockable box used for securing valuable objects against theft or damage. A safe is usually a hollow cuboid or cylinder, with one face removable or hinged to form a door. The body and door …   Wikipedia

  • safe-deposit — noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables • Syn: ↑safe deposit box, ↑safety deposit, ↑safety deposit box, ↑deposit box, ↑lockbox • Hypernyms: ↑strongbox, ↑deedbox …   Useful english dictionary

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