fir fir  /ˈfɜr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) nonresinous wood of a fir tree
  2. (n) any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas

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Usage(s):

  1. Suddenly the fir, cedar and hemlock trees they knew so well disappeared.
  2. In their larval stage, the voracious little insects can destroy a whole stand of valuable fir trees.
  3. Few firecrackers sputtered on the South's sunlit streets; no lights shone from the giant fir trees in the thousands of village squares.

News

  1. President Obama’s Call to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

    Saturday, June 15 - Yesterday, the President called Governor John Hickenlooper to receive an update on fires that are impacting communities across the state, including the devastating Black Forest fir
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Tri-Lakes Tribune

  2. Gerry Frank's picks: Castaways Restaurant & Tiki Bar and Serendipity Ice Cream

    New on the dining scene in Cannon Beach, at the north end of town, is Castaways Restaurant & Tiki Bar (316 N. Fir St., Cannon Beach; 503-436-8777), a highly popular venue for Caribbean-type food and tiki drinks. The place isn't...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. Western Washington drought-like conditions causing high mortality rate for young Douglas fir trees

    OLYMPIA – The mortality rate for young Douglas-fir trees throughout Western Washington is on the rise due to drought-like conditions late last summer and this spring, according to state Department of Natural Resources officials.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Olympian

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Quotes

  1. Motherwell manager Maurice Malpas said: "It is well known that Scott wants to move on from Fir Park. The club has succeeded in securing a healthy transfer fee for him and ensuring that he will remain with us to the end of the season."
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Maurice Malpas Source: Independent

  2. "We are concerned immediately with the terror attack on Mumbai. As long as that doesn't find any place in FIR, India certainly would impress upon Pakistan," External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said in Turkmenistan.
    on Sep 19, 2009 By: SM Krishna Source: Press Trust of India

  3. Flood told Celtic View: "I just hope the Fir Park pitch is better than it's been over the past year. At times last season, it was like playing on St Andrew's beach but hopefully that won't be the case on Sunday."
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Willo Flood Source: Sportinglife.com

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