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fire hose

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Definition of fire hose in English:

noun

A broad hosepipe used in extinguishing fires.
Example sentences
  • Attempts were made to extinguish the flames with a fire hose from an adjacent building, but to no avail.
  • The fire was extinguished by nine firefighters who used a fire hose and breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.
  • There was some kind of hose on the side of the building, possibly a fire hose, I'm not really sure, and some of the students turned the hose on and aimed it at the approaching police.

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