[fahyuh r-kyoo r] /ˈfaɪərˌkyʊər/
verb (used with object), fire-cured, fire-curing.
to cure (tobacco) by means of open fires, the smoke and flame imparting a creosotic flavor.
(transitive) to cure (tobacco) by exposure to the smoke and heat of an open fire
noun 1. .
[fahyuh r] /faɪər/ noun 1. a state, process, or instance of combustion in which fuel or other material is ignited and combined with oxygen, giving off light, heat, and flame. 2. a burning mass of material, as on a hearth or in a furnace. 3. the destructive burning of a building, town, forest, etc.; conflagration. […]
[fahyuh r-damp] /ˈfaɪərˌdæmp/ noun, Mining. 1. a combustible gas consisting chiefly of methane, formed especially in coal mines, and dangerously explosive when mixed with certain proportions of atmospheric air. 2. the explosive mixture itself. /ˈfaɪəˌdæmp/ noun 1. a mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly methane, formed in coal mines. It forms explosive mixtures with air See also […]
noun 1. the department of a municipal government charged with the prevention and extinguishing of fire. 2. the personnel in such a department. noun 1. (US & Canadian) the department of a local authority responsible for the prevention and extinguishing of fires