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fire
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 21
1. The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of bodies; combustion; state of ignition.
2. Fuel in a state of combustion, as on a hearth, or in a stove or a furnace.
3. The burning of a house or town; a conflagration.
4. Anything which destroys or affects like fire.
7. Splendor; brilliancy; luster; hence, a star.
9. The discharge of firearms; firing; as, the troops were exposed to a heavy fire.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile.
2. To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery.
3. To inflame; to irritate, as the passions; as, to fire the soul with anger, pride, or revenge.
4. To animate; to give life or spirit to; as, to fire the genius of a young man.
5. To feed or serve the fire of; as, to fire a boiler.
6. To light up as if by fire; to illuminate.
7. To cause to explode; as, to fire a torpedo; to disharge; as, to fire a musket or cannon; to fire cannon balls, rockets, etc.
8. To drive by fire.
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