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Fire (IPA: /ˈfaɪɝ/, /ˈfaɪɹ/)


Fire (n.)

The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of bodies; combustion; state of ignition.

Fire (n.)

Fuel in a state of combustion, as on a hearth, or in a stove or a furnace.

Fire (n.)

The burning of a house or town; a conflagration.

Fire (n.)

Anything which destroys or affects like fire.

Fire (n.)

Ardor of passion, whether love or hate; excessive warmth; consuming violence of temper.

Fire (n.)

Liveliness of imagination or fancy; intellectual and moral enthusiasm; capacity for ardor and zeal.

Fire (n.)

Splendor; brilliancy; luster; hence, a star.

Fire (n.)

Torture by burning; severe trial or affliction.

Fire (n.)

The discharge of firearms; firing; as, the troops were exposed to a heavy fire.

Fire (v. t.)

To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile.

Fire (v. t.)

To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery.

Fire (v. t.)

To inflame; to irritate, as the passions; as, to fire the soul with anger, pride, or revenge.

Fire (v. t.)

To animate; to give life or spirit to; as, to fire the genius of a young man.

Fire (v. t.)

To feed or serve the fire of; as, to fire a boiler.

Fire (v. t.)

To light up as if by fire; to illuminate.

Fire (v. t.)

To cause to explode; as, to fire a torpedo; to disharge; as, to fire a musket or cannon; to fire cannon balls, rockets, etc.

Fire (v. t.)

To drive by fire.

Fire (v. t.)

To cauterize.

Fire (v. i.)

To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle.

Fire (v. i.)

To be irritated or inflamed with passion.

Fire (v. i.)

To discharge artillery or firearms; as, they fired on the town.

Fire ()

A very brilliantly luminous beetle (Pyrophorus noctilucus), one of the elaters, found in Central and South America; -- called also cucujo. The name is also applied to other species. See Firefly.

Fire

Rapid oxidation of a material

Fire

One of the four classical elements

Fire

Mural on school building Flammehuus in the city of Bern, Switzerland

Fire

Instant messaging client

Fire

Album by Electric Six

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [German head coach Uwe Krupp] is asking his guys to basically be fire hydrants and they're getting peed on right now." - Mike Milbury

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Sergent Tubbs] You've got missing persons and a fire in the next county, go do something useful!" - Jeepers Creepers (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Upon arriving at Beacon] Oh! Oh! Sis! That kid's got a collapsible staff! [Gasps] And she's got a fire sword!"" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A bond forged by fire is never broken." - Ladder 49

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A crooked log makes a straight fire." - Fire


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