[fahyuh r-damp] /ˈfaɪərˌdæmp/
a combustible gas consisting chiefly of methane, formed especially in coal mines, and dangerously explosive when mixed with certain proportions of atmospheric air.
the explosive mixture itself.
a mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly methane, formed in coal mines. It forms explosive mixtures with air See also afterdamp
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
[fahyuh r-dawg, -dog] /ˈfaɪərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/ noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . /ˈfaɪəˌdɒɡ/ noun 1. either of a pair of decorative metal stands used to support logs in an open fire
noun 1. a door through which a boiler or furnace is fired or through which the fire is inspected. 2. a fireproof or fire-resistant door in a building, intended to isolate an area from fire. noun 1. a door made of noncombustible material, the purpose of which is to prevent a fire from spreading within […]
[fahyuh r-dreyk] /ˈfaɪərˌdreɪk/ noun 1. a mythical fiery dragon. /ˈfaɪəˌdreɪk/ noun 1. (myth) a fire-breathing dragon