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back fire
a small, controlled fire set in the path of a larger uncontrolled fire, in order to limit the spread of the large fire by removing its fuel
fireback
Some species of pheasant in the genus Lophura
fireback
A piece of iron that fits into the back of a fireplace to distribute the heat and keep the brick from cracking
back fire
A fire started ahead of a forest or prairie fire to burn only against the wind, so that when the two fires meet both must go out for lack of fuel
back fire
A premature explosion in the cylinder of a gas or oil engine during the exhaust or the compression stroke, tending to drive the piston in a direction reverse to that in which it should travel; also, an explosion in the exhaust passages of such ah engine
fireback
They inhabit Southern Asia and the East Indies
fireback
One of several species of pheasants of the genus Euplocamus, having the lower back a bright, fiery red
fireback
{i} cast iron lining placed behind a fireplace, area of the wall where such lining is placed; (Zoology) one of the many species of pheasants that have a bright blazing red lower back
fire back

    Türkische aussprache

    fayr bäk

    Aussprache

    /ˈfīr ˈbak/ /ˈfaɪr ˈbæk/

    Etymologie

    [ 'fIr ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English fyr; akin to Old High German fiur fire, Greek pyr.

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