a person who inspects a mine for the presence of noxious gases, dangerous roofs, and other hazards.
[fahyuh r-boks] /ˈfaɪərˌbɒks/ noun 1. the or chamber containing the of a steam boiler, furnace, etc. 2. the furnace of a locomotive, where coal, oil, or other fuel is burned to generate steam. 3. a or panel with a device for notifying the of an outbreak of . 4. Obsolete. a tinderbox. /ˈfaɪəˌbɒks/ noun 1. […]
[fahyuh r-brat] /ˈfaɪərˌbræt/ noun 1. a bristletail, Thermobia domestica, that lives in areas around furnaces, boilers, steampipes, etc. /ˈfaɪəˌbræt/ noun 1. a small primitive wingless insect, Thermobia domestica, that occurs in warm buildings, feeding on starchy food scraps, fabric, etc: order Thysanura (bristletails)
[fahyuh r-brand] /ˈfaɪərˌbrænd/ noun 1. a piece of burning wood or other material. 2. a person who kindles strife or encourages unrest; an agitator; troublemaker. /ˈfaɪəˌbrænd/ noun 1. a piece of burning or glowing wood or other material 2. a person who causes unrest or is very energetic n. c.1200, “piece of wood kindled at […]