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Meaning of ASBESTOS

Pronunciation:  as'bestus

Matching Terms:  asbestos abatement, asbestos cork award, asbestos longjohns, asbestosis, asbestous

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Used as a modifier to anything intended to protect one from flames; also in other highly flame-suggestive usages. E.g., asbestos longjohns, asbestos cork award.

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