fireplace fireplace  /ˈfaɪ ər ˌpleɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

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Usage(s):

  1. It would serve, he hoped, as a comforting holiday backdrop for those New York apartment-dwellers with no fireplace of their own.
  2. Visitors are shown to a living room that, with its working fireplace and comfortable armchairs, seems to spring from the platonic ideal of a family home.
  3. Given the 27 wood-burning fireplaces, high volume of bureaucratic traffic and constant maintenance and refurbishing, it is not too bad a record.

News

  1. Galt’s Kari Salinas pulls no punches in her fight against leukemia

    A photo of Kari Salinas before her cancer diagnosis stands above the fireplace in her Galt home on Friday, June 7, 2013.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Lodi News-Sentinel

  2. 2012 JAYCO Eagle Superlite 5th wheel, 34', 3 slides, fireplace, stand alone dinette. Used 4 times. Save thousands! $29 ...

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    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

  3. Moraga home with four bedrooms open Sunday

    Moraga home with four bedrooms open Sunday This single-story home is set on a corner lot and includes hardwood floors throughout. A brick fireplace decorates the living room, the backyard includes a grass pad and the home is near schools. Listing agent: Chris Swim, Pacific Union Real Estate, (925) 766-1447, chris@chrisswim.com; Tracy Keaton, Pacific Union Real Estate, (925) 766-1136, tracy ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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Quotes

  1. "I had a chance to talk to Hillary for a little bit because she came early," Feinstein told Fox News. "Then Barack Obama came, and I seated them in comfortable chairs by the fireplace, then I went upstairs to work. When they were finished, he...
    on Jun 5, 2008 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: AFP

  2. "The biggest things that I miss is just being home and seeing the dogs and spending time relaxing," Newman said. "We've got a brand new big house with a big ol' fireplace that we burn a lot of wood and listen to the wood cracking sitting back...
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Ryan Newman Source: USA Today

  3. "I mean, this is as good as any country club you're going to see in the United States," Maddux said. "The only thing that's missing is a fireplace."
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Greg Maddux Source: SI.com

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