- (n) the event of something burning (often destructive)
- (n) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
- (n) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
- (n) a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning
- (n) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
- (n) feelings of great warmth and intensity
- (n) fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking
- (n) a severe trial
- (n) intense adverse criticism
- (v) start firing a weapon
- (v) cause to go off
- (v) bake in a kiln so as to harden
- (v) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
- (v) go off or discharge
- (v) drive out or away by or as if by fire
- (v) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
- (v) destroy by fire
- (v) provide with fuel
- A serious fire detection system was installed in 1965.
- Women screamed as their hair and dresses caught fire.
- Fire crews walk near a wildfire in Oak Glen, Calif.
- "These are men and women who have made the selfless decision" to protect the nation, Obama said of the victims. "It is horrifying that they should come under fire at an Army base on American soil."on Nov 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times
- "I remember landing under sniper fire," Senator Clinton said last week. "There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down."on Mar 26, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Melbourne Herald Sun
- "Maybe it's time to fire some people," said Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. "We can't keep them from getting bonuses, but we can keep them from having their jobs."on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barney Frank Source: CBC.ca