/fuyeur"stawrm'/, n.
1. an atmospheric phenomenon, caused by a large fire, in which the rising column of air above the fire draws in strong winds often accompanied by rain.
2. a raging fire of great intensity, as one fueled by oil or gas, that spreads rapidly.
Also, fire storm.
[1575-85; FIRE + STORM]

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