fire|trap [ `faır,træp ] noun count
a building that would burn easily or would be difficult to get out of if there was a fire

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  • firetrap — UK US /ˈfaɪətræp/ noun [C] ► a building or part of a building that would burn easily if a fire started, or that would be difficult to escape from during a fire: »Routine inspections would have revealed that the premises were a potential firetrap …   Financial and business terms

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  • firetrap — UK [ˈfaɪə(r)ˌtræp] / US [ˈfaɪrˌtræp] noun [countable] Word forms firetrap : singular firetrap plural firetraps a building that would burn easily or would be difficult to get out of if there was a fire …   English dictionary

  • firetrap — noun Date: 1881 a place (as a building) apt to catch on fire or difficult to escape from in case of fire …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • firetrap — /fuyeur trap /, n. 1. a building that, because of its age, material, structure, or the like, is esp. dangerous in case of fire. 2. (in a building) any arrangement of structural, flooring, and finish members creating concealed passages through… …   Universalium

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  • firetrap — fire|trap [ˈfaıətræp US ˈfaır ] n a building that would be very difficult to escape from if a fire started there …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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