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firestone

[fahyuh r-stohn] /ˈfaɪərˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a fire-resisting stone, especially a kind of sandstone used in fireplaces, furnaces, etc.
Origin
late Middle English
1000
before 1000; late Middle English fyyrstone, Old English fȳrstān. See fire, stone

Firestone

[fahyuh r-stohn] /ˈfaɪərˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
Harvey Samuel, 1868–1938, U.S. industrialist and rubber manufacturer.
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firestone

/ˈfaɪəˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a sandstone that withstands intense heat, esp one used for lining kilns, furnaces, etc
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