Definition of fire line in English:

fire line

Syllabification: fire line

noun

North American
  • A firebreak in a forest.
    More 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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