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fire line

noun
1.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism
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Examples from the web for fire line
  • Inhaling smoke on the fire line is part of the job, but researchers are now looking closer at the effects of wildfire smoke.
  • No new fires have sprouted on the other side, and his firefighters have retaken the fire line.
  • Doctors in white coats stand on top, as a volunteer cease-fire line.
  • So people on my crew stood there as the tree burned and hauled the chunks of burning wood back inside the fire line.

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