Definition of fire screen in English:

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fire screen

Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)r ˌskrēn/


A screen or grid placed in front of an open fire to deflect the direct heat or to protect against sparks.
Example sentences
  • Have your chimney swept regularly, use a fire screen, and burn only seasoned wood.
  • He also designed eminently practical and sleek kettles, firedogs, fenders, and fire screens.
  • This is a heavy three panel fire screen made from wrought iron with black mesh.

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Syllabification: fire screen

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