[fahyuh r-fahyt] /ˈfaɪərˌfaɪt/
an exchange of gunfire between two opposing forces, especially a skirmish between military forces.
a brief small-scale engagement between opposing military ground forces using short-range light weapons
[fahyuh r-fahy-ter] /ˈfaɪərˌfaɪ tɛr/ noun 1. a person who fights destructive . /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ/ noun 1. 2. the practice of reacting to urgent problems as they arise, as opposed to planning for the future /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtə/ noun 1. a person who fights fires, usually a public employee or trained volunteer n. 1903, from fire (n.) + fighter. […]
[fahyuh r-fluhd] /faɪərˌflʌd/ noun 1. a procedure designed to extract more oil from a well by injecting compressed air into the ground and burning some of the oil to increase the flow.
World-Wide Web A complete free, open-source web browser from the Mozilla Foundation and therefore a true code descendent of Netscape Navigator. The first non-beta release was in late 2004. Firefox Home (http://mozilla.org/products/firefox). (2005-01-26)
noun 1. a process of gilding metalwork in which the metal base is coated with an amalgam of gold and mercury, the latter subsequently being driven off by heat.