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fire line

fire line
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r lahyn]
    • /faɪər laɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r lahyn]
    • /faɪər laɪn/

Definitions of fire line words

  • noun fire line firebreak. 1
  • noun fire line a strip of open land in forest or prairie, to arrest the advance of a fire 0

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Origin of fire line

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fire line

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fire line popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fire line usage trend in Literature

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