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ˈfʌɪə Listen
  • a process in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and typically give out bright light, heat, and smoke; combustion or burning.
    E.g. his house was destroyed by fire
  • a burning sensation.
    E.g. the whisky lit a fire in the back of his throat
  • the shooting of projectiles from weapons, especially bullets from guns.
    E.g. a burst of machine-gun fire
  • discharge a gun or other weapon in order to propel (a bullet or projectile).
    E.g. he fired a shot at the retreating prisoners
  • dismiss (an employee) from a job.
    E.g. I had to fire men who've been with me for years
  • supply (a furnace, engine, etc.) with fuel.
    E.g. liquefied petroleum gas can fire room heaters
  • stimulate or excite (the imagination or an emotion).
    E.g. India fired my imagination
  • bake or dry (pottery, bricks, etc.) in a kiln.
    E.g. methane gas is being used to fire bricks at a nearby factory

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