[fahyuh r-room, -roo m] /ˈfaɪərˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a chamber in which the boilers of a steam vessel are fired.
[fahyuh r-seyf] /ˈfaɪərˌseɪf/ adjective 1. being so constructed or protected as to be from destruction by .
noun 1. a screen placed in front of a fireplace for protection, especially from sparks. noun 1. a decorative screen placed in the hearth when there is no fire 2. a screen placed before a fire to protect the face from intense heat
noun, Mining. 1. an ancient method of shattering rock by building a fire against it so as to cause it to split as a result of uneven internal stresses.
[fahyuh r-sahyd] /ˈfaɪərˌsaɪd/ noun 1. Also called hearthside. the space about a or hearth. 2. . 3. or family life. adjective 4. informal and friendly in manner: The politician’s fireside manner helped her win votes. /ˈfaɪəˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the hearth 2. family life; the home n. 1560s, from fire (n.) + side (n.). Symbolic of […]