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Plural for a destructive burning of something
“A forest fire is sweeping across the country.”
Plural for the shooting of projectiles from weapons, especially bullets from guns
“The tube belched fire and the projectile covered the short distance to the tank in an instant.”
Plural for fervent or passionate emotion or enthusiasm
“Tony's fire and enthusiasm has always been a delight, but desire gets you nowhere by itself.”
Plural for a domestic heating appliance that uses electricity or gas as fuel
“She was freezing and keeping the fire low to save money.”
Plural for strong criticism or antagonism
“While he has taken most of the flak, the main fire should be directed at his partner.”
Cause to burn
“… lit some kindling before attempting to fire the logs.”
To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
“Warfare is the next step with the powers of hot gas being harnessed to fire projectiles from cannons or small arms.”
To give life, vigor, or spirit to
“They don't fire the imagination or arouse the passions like the aristocratic love of honor.”
To let go from office, service, or employment
“From the start of this year, the president has had the right to effectively hire and fire governors.”
To catch fire
“Its ion-propulsion engine will fire continuously for the next four days to help it stabilise.”
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