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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The effort to extinguish or to check the spread of a conflagration.

Usage examples (33)
  • Far more detail on the fatal hazards of firefighting is available from the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.
  • Much to my chagrin, my son recently became interested in firefighting.
  • They also have an obituary and an article on the risks involved in firefighting.
  • TUCKER: Complicating the firefighting is the drought which continues to plague the Northwest. for more
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