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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (colloquial) the application of maximum thrust; A wall designed to prevent the spread of flames through a building or a vehicle;

Usage examples (29)
  • He moved the throttle to the firewall
  • We probably need more than that, but a firewall is at least a first step.
  • Fortunately, I know their concept-firewall is not iron-clad.
  • In the Internet age, the corporate firewall is a leaky sieve. for more
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