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fire line

Syllabification: fire line

Definition of fire line in English:

noun

North American
A firebreak in a forest.
Example sentences
  • I carry a rake, patrolling one flank of the fire, making sure it doesn't jump a pre-dug fire line.
  • This fire has jumped the fire line three times in three days.
  • Firefighters are still trying to build a nine-mile fire line around the blaze.

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