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[fahyuh r-gahrd] /ˈfaɪərˌgɑrd/

a person trained in fire prevention and safety:
We’re looking for volunteer fireguards for Sunday’s performance.
a protective framework of wire in front of a fireplace; a fire screen.
a strip of cleared land made to check the spread of a forest or prairie fire; a firebreak.
Also called fire screen. a metal panel or meshed frame put before an open fire to protect against falling logs, sparks, etc
a less common word for firebreak


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