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Definition of "explosion-proof" [explosion-proof]

  • Designed and constructed to withstand or minimize damage from an internal or external explosion. (adjective)

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Use "explosion-proof" in a sentence
  • "The other, which is larger and is encased in an explosion-proof box, goes next to the mine's refuge chambers, which are now required in underground mines and are designed to shelter workers in the event of an explosion or fire."
  • "You can see the mainframe in the next room through the triple plate, explosion-proof glass window."
  • "A new type of explosion-proof telephone, exhibited in Chicago, is a recent addition to the roster of curious safety appliances developed especially for use in industries where dust, gunpowder, or inflammable gases present the constant hazard of a blast."