Definition of heat-resistant in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhiːtrəˌzɪst(ə)nt/


1Able to resist great heat; heatproof.
Example sentences
  • These compounds are used to make high-speed tools, military aircraft and spacecraft, heat shields, and specialized heat-resistant fibers.
  • The most distinctive feature of the spacecraft is a large, highly reflective, heat-resistant sunshade attached to the front on a titanium frame.
  • Conversely, the shuttle must be pointed at a appropriate angle and rotation to ensure that the heat of re-entry is distributed properly against specially reinforced, heat-resistant panels.
1.1Not easily becoming hot: fondue forks with heat-resistant handles

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