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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that lights, replenishes, and attends to a conflagration (as for a brick kiln).

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : Put the kettle on the fire. ,enemy fire. ,to pour fire upon the enemy. ,heavenly fires
  • Verb (used with object) : They fired the boiler. ,to fire a stone through a window
  • Verb (used without object) : to fire at a fleeing enemy
  • The Germans fled to the woods, leaving a quick-firer. for more
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