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child·proof

(chīld'prūf)
Denotes packaging designed to prevent injury to children, refers particularly to medicines and household chemicals.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

childproof

Designed to prevent injury to children; used esp. of medicine containers that children cannot open.
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Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a childproof gun.
* Return tools and equipment to childproof locations immediately after use.
"No ordinary child under 8 years of age can possibly discharge it,'' Smith & Wesson boasted at the time, and it sold half-a-million of these guns, but, today, it no longer offers that childproof option.
And to prevent poisoning, all liquid cartridges for e-cigarettes should be required to be sold in childproof packaging.
Upon request, the packs can also be supplied with childproof closure systems.
MY daughter, carefully monitored by me, was trying her best to open a childproof cap after claiming she could.
* Requiring guns to have childproof locking devices, an idea inspired by the childproof packaging of poisons and medicine;
What I needed was a childproof case that would give me peace of mind.
"It is important to childproof the home, but at all times, supervision of children and proper attention is something that cannot be overlooked."
"Our branch put through a remit on childproof tops for medications, which was a great idea and has probably saved many lives.
It's good to know that everyone is safe too, thanks to features such as anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution, numerous airbags, brake assist, childproof rear door locks and top quality seatbelts.
A child was considered to be using car seats regularly when she or he was reported to be riding in a car at least once a month and sitting in a car seat or wearing a seat belt "all or most of the time." A seven-item questionnaire that asked whether respondents ever engaged in activities to childproof their home (for example, put up gates or barriers, installed locks or safety latches, kept syrup of pecac) was used to assess whether respondents childproofed their homes.