Insurance. a fire deliberately set and remaining contained, as in a fireplace or boiler, from which any resulting loss cannot be claimed as an insurance liability (opposed to ).
(in military combat) fire, as by artillery, by one’s own forces, especially when causing damage near or casualties to one’s own troops.
(military) firing by one’s own side, esp when it harms one’s own personnel
plural noun 1. . [tong-guh] /ˈtɒŋ gə/ noun 1. a Polynesian kingdom consisting of three groups of islands in the S Pacific, NE of New Zealand: a former British protectorate. About 270 sq. mi. (700 sq. km). Capital: Nukualofa. plural noun 1. another name for Tonga2 /ˈtɒŋɡə/ noun 1. a light two-wheeled vehicle used in […]
- Friendly society
noun 1. (Brit) an association of people who pay regular dues or other sums in return for old-age pensions, sickness benefits, etc US term benefit society
noun, Law. 1. . An individual or group interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but not an actual party to the suit. The statement presented to the court is an amicus curiae brief; amicus curiae is Latin for “friend of the court.”
- Friend of dorothy
/ˈdɒrəθɪ/ noun 1. (informal) a male homosexual