- Fire-tube boiler
[fahyuh r-toob, -tyoob] /ˈfaɪərˌtub, -ˌtyub/ noun 1. any boiler for generating steam by passing hot gases and other combustible products through tubes (fire tubes) immersed in water to a chimney or uptake.
[fahyuh r-wawl] /ˈfaɪərˌwɔl/ noun 1. a partition made of fireproof material to prevent the spread of a fire from one part of a building or ship to another or to isolate an engine compartment, as on a plane, automobile, etc. 2. a person, thing, or event that acts as a barrier or protection against something […]
- Firewall code
1. The code you put in a system (say, a telephone switch) to make sure that the users can’t do any damage. Since users always want to be able to do everything but never want to suffer for any mistakes, the construction of a firewall is a question not only of defensive coding but also […]
- Firewall machine
networking A dedicated gateway machine with special security precautions on it, used to service outside network, especially Internet, connections and dial-in lines. The idea is to protect a cluster of more loosely administered machines hidden behind it from crackers. The typical firewall is an inexpensive microprocessor-based Unix machine with no critical data, with modems and […]