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.[Jargon File]
Last updated: 1996-02-06
ASA ♦ asap ♦ asbestos ♦ asbestos cork award ♦ asbestos longjohns ♦ ascender
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