fire

  • 1 Fire — (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 FIRE — (Heb. אֵשׁ). In the Bible Once humans discovered that fire could be maintained and exploited for their needs, it became one of their most important assets. Fire was used for light, warmth, cooking, roasting, baking, in waging war, and in various… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 fire — [fīr] n. [ME fyr < OE, akin to Ger feuer < IE base * pewōr > Gr pyra, PYRE, Czech pýř, glowing embers] 1. the active principle of burning, characterized by the heat and light of combustion 2. fuel burning in a furnace, fireplace, etc. 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 fire — ► NOUN 1) the state of burning, in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and give out bright light, heat, and smoke. 2) an instance of destructive burning. 3) wood or coal burnt in a hearth or stove for heating or cooking.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Fire — Fire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fring}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile. [1913 Webster] 2. To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Fire!! — was an African American literary magazine published in 1926 during the Harlem Renaissance. The publication was started by Wallace Thurman, Zora Neale Hurston, Aaron Douglas, John P. Davis, Richard Bruce Nugent, Gwendolyn Bennett, Countee Cullen,… …

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  • 7 Fire — bezeichnet: ein ehemaliges vierteljährliches Literaturmagazin, siehe Fire!! ein Filmdrama der kanadischen Regisseurin Deepa Mehta, siehe Fire – Wenn Liebe Feuer fängt ein LCD Spiel der Reihe Nintendo Game Watch, siehe auch Bouncing Babies… …

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  • 8 fire — FÍRE, firi, s.f. 1. Mediul natural (împreună cu fiinţele care trăiesc în el). ♢ loc. adv. Peste fire = extraordinar; în cel mai înalt grad. 2. Structură psihică şi morală a unei fiinţe; caracter, temperament. 3. Minte, cuget; cumpăt. ♢ loc. adj.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 9 fire — [n1] burning blaze, bonfire, campfire, charring, coals, combustion, conflagration, devouring, element, embers, flame and smoke, flames, flare, glow, hearth, heat, holocaust, hot spot*, incandescence, inferno, luminosity, oxidation, phlogiston,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Fire It Up — can refer to: * Fire It Up (album) , a 1979 album by funk singer Rick James * Fire It Up (Rick James song) , a single also released by Rick James from the same album. * Fire It Up (Black Label Society song) , a 2005 single released from hard rock …

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  • 11 fire — n Fire, conflagration, holocaust are comparable when meaning a blaze that reduces or threatens to reduce one or more buildings to ashes. Fire is the general term referable to such an event, whether it involves one or many buildings and whether it …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 FIRE — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Módulo de reentrada del proyecto FIRE FIRE (Flight Investigation of the Reentry Environment, Investigación del vuelo en un entorno de reentrada) fue un programa de pruebas de reentradas atmosféricas realizadas desde… …

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  • 13 Fire — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fire puede referirse a: Fuego, un personaje ficticio de origen brasileño en los cómics de DC. FIRE (Flight Investigation of the Reentry Environment), un proyecto de la NASA de principios de los años 1960. Fire , una… …

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  • 14 fire — [faɪə ǁ faɪr] verb [transitive] HUMAN RESOURCES to dismiss someone from their job; = SACK: • Lee Iacocca worked his way up to the presidency of Ford Motor Company, from which he was abruptly fired by Henry Ford II. • The government aimed to sell… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 fire — I (burn) verb conflagrate, deflagrate, heat, ignite, incandesce, inflame, kindle, light, scorch, singe, warm associated concepts: Fire Act, Firefighter s Rule, Fireman s Rule, invitees II (discharge) verb depose, dismiss, expel, lay off, remove,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 Fire — Fire, v. i. 1. To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle. [1913 Webster] 2. To be irritated or inflamed with passion. [1913 Webster] 3. To discharge artillery or firearms; as, they fired on the town. [1913 Webster] {To fire up}, to grow irritated or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 FIRE — may stand for:* Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a civil liberties organization * Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals, an association of Reformed Christian Churches * Fully Integrated Robotised Engine, a model of engine… …

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  • 18 fire — verb, meaning ‘to dismiss from a job’, has its origins in AmE in the 1880s, when it was also used as a phrasal verb to fire out. Fowler (1926) entered both forms without much comment apart from mentioning their American origin; by the time Gowers …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 fire in — (your)/the belly if you have fire in your belly, you are ready to fight with energy and determination for what you believe is right. He will approach the committee with plenty of fire in his belly …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 20 Fire It Up — est le 3ème album du chanteur funk Rick James sortit en 1979 Les titres Fire It Up Love Gun Lovin You Is A Pleasure Love In The Nigth Come Into My Life Stormy Love When Love Is Gone Portail des États Unis …

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