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  • 1fire — I. n. 1. Combustion, intense heat. 2. Burning fuel, burning of fuel, heap of burning fuel. 3. Conflagration. 4. Firing, discharge of fire arms, discharges. 5. Heat, ardor, fervor, impetuosity, violence, force, passion, fervency, intensity,… …

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  • 2fire — /ˈfaɪə / (say fuyuh) noun 1. the active principle of burning or combustion, manifested by the evolution of light and heat. 2. a burning mass of material, as on a hearth or in a furnace. 3. the destructive burning of a building, town, forest,… …

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  • 3Fire apparatus — A fire apparatus, fire engine, fire truck, or fire appliance is a vehicle designed to assist in fighting fires, by transporting firefighters to the scene, and providing them with access, water or other equipment. In some areas, the terms fire… …

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  • 4dropping fire — noun : a continuous desultory discharge of firearms * * * dropping fire Unremitting irregular discharge of small arms • • • Main Entry: ↑drop …

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  • 5Heavy fire — Heavy Heav y, a. [Compar. {Heavier}; superl. {Heaviest}.] [OE. hevi, AS. hefig, fr. hebban to lift, heave; akin to OHG. hebig, hevig, Icel. h[ o]figr, h[ o]fugr. See {Heave}.] 1. Heaved or lifted with labor; not light; weighty; ponderous; as, a… …

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  • 6Windscale fire — The Windscale Piles (centre and right) in 1985. The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in Great Britain s history, ranked in severity at level 5 on the 7 point International Nuclear Event Scale.[1] The two piles had… …

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  • 7Friendly fire — For other uses, see Friendly Fire (disambiguation). Blue on blue redirects here. For other uses, see Blue on blue (disambiguation). Friendly fire is inadvertent firing towards one s own or otherwise friendly forces while attempting to engage… …

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  • 8List of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance characters — The group from Path of Radiance that appeared on Nasir s ship. Distinguished from left to right: Oscar, Rolf, Boyd, Mist, Mordecai, Lethe, Titania, Zihark, Rhys, Ike, Nephenee, Soren (front), Gatrie (back), Brom, Shinon, Mia (front), Marcia… …

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  • 9Bryco Arms/Jennings Firearms/Jimenez Arms — Bryco Arms was an American firearm manufacturing company based at various times in Carson City, Nevada, Irvine, California, and Costa Mesa, California. The company s most famous product was the Bryco Arms Model 38 semi automatic pistol, available …

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  • 10St. Elmo's fire — For other uses, see St. Elmo s fire (disambiguation). St. Elmo s fire on a ship at sea St. Elmo s fire (also St. Elmo s light[1][2]) is a weather phenomenon …

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  • 11Rapid-fire — Rap id fire , Rapid firing Rap id fir ing, a. (a) (Gun.) Firing shots in rapid succession. (b) (Ordnance) Capable of being fired rapidly; applied to single barreled guns of greater caliber than small arms, mounted so as to be quickly trained and… …

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  • 12Malicious Shooting or Stabbing Act 1803 — Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act for the further Prevention of malicious shooting, and attempting to discharge loaded Fire Arms, stabbing, cutting, wounding, poisoning, and the malicious using of Means to procure the Miscarriage …

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  • 13Florida — • The Peninsular or Everglade State, the most southern in the American Union and second largest east of the Mississippi Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Florida     Florida      …

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  • 14salvo — n. 1. Exception, reservation, excuse, saving. 2. Volley, general discharge (of fire arms) …

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  • 15Gun laws in the United States (by state) — U.S. Firearms Legal Topics Assault weapons ban ATF Bureau Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act Concealed carry in the U.S. Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban …

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  • 16List of M*A*S*H characters — M*A*S*H cast members circa 1974: (back row) Larry Linville, Wayne Rogers, Gary Burghoff (front row) Loretta Swit, Alan Alda, McLean Stevenson This is a list of characters from the M*A*S*H franchise, covering the various characters appearing in… …

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