firestone

[fahyuhr-stohn]
noun
a fire-resisting stone, especially a kind of sandstone used in fireplaces, furnaces, etc.

Origin:
before 1000; late Middle English fyyrstone, Old English fȳrstān. See fire, stone

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Firestone

[fahyuhr-stohn]
noun
Harvey Samuel, 1868–1938, U.S. industrialist and rubber manufacturer.
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firestone (ˈfaɪəˌstəʊn)
 
n
a sandstone that withstands intense heat, esp one used for lining kilns, furnaces, etc

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