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The bright flashes of coloured light displayed by a.gemstone resulting from its high refractive index and strong dispersion of light. The fire of a stone is improved by faceting. There is more fire in a correctly faceted diamond than in any other natural colourless gemstone - emeralds and rubies have brilliance, not fire.

Fire

Because of the high incidence of fires in theatres during the candle and gas lighting eras, to speak of fire whilst in a theatre is generally considered unlucky.

Fire

Second element in the alchemical tradition; the essence of purification and change; the element of the South and the nature of the will.

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[magazine] The Belgian-Francophone magazine AMI (Armes-Militaria-Informations-Tir) was first published in 1979. It published articles about Firearms and Militaria. It became ArMI in 1987, then Fire in 1990. The magazine Fire, owned by the mercenaries Bob Denard and Christian Tavernier, was discontinued in 2002. These magazines were sold at ...
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Fire

Restaurant slang for 'begin cooking the dish'.
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[Krystal Meyers song] `Fire` is the 3rd single off the album `Krystal Meyers`, by Krystal Meyers. Fire peaked at No. 9 on the Christian Rock Charts. ==About `Fire`== `Fire` is `about being on fire for God.` It was composed by Krystal Meyers, Andrew Bojanic, Ian Eskelin, Elizabeth (Liz) Hooper and appeas on: `Krystal Meyers`, self-titled alb...
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[wrestler] Vicente Serrano (born 1973) is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, best known under the ring name `Fire`, a Mini-Estrella, or `Mini`. Since his debut in 1992 Serrano has worked mainly for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), in their Minis division, having held the CMLL World Mini-Estrella Championship in 1995/1996. S...
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[2NE1 song] `Fire` is the debut single by South Korean girl group 2NE1. Released in May 2009, the song became a hit in all Korean charts. The song gained an instant huge success in South Korea and topped all on- and offline charts. ==Background== On April 30, 2009, Yang Hyun-suk of YG Entertainment revealed that 2NE1`s debut song would be a...
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[Kasabian song] `Fire` is a song by English rock band Kasabian and is the lead single from their third album West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum. It was released 1 June 2009. On the week of its release it debuted at #3 in the UK Singles chart, making it their first UK Top 3 entry and their highest charting single to date as well as their fourt...
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[Wu Xing] Fire ({zh|c=火|p=huǒ}) is the prosper of the matter, or the matter`s prosperity stage. Fire is the second phase of Wu Xing. Fire is yang in character. Its motion is upward and its energy is expansive. Fire is associated with Summer, the South, the planet Mars, the colour red (associated with extreme luck), hot weather, daylight,...
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[Yes, Yes Y`all] The song was featured during the party scene in the movie Mean Girls. It was also featured in the pool scene of the pilot episode of Entourage. Joe Budden had made a remix with Paul Cain and Fabolous which appeared on the latter`s mixtape, `More Street Dreams, Pt. 2: The Mixtape`. ==Track listing== ==Credits== ==Charts== .....
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FIRE

acronym: First ISCCP Regional Experiment
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fire

[n] - (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) 2. [n] - the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke 3. [n] - a severe trial 4. [n] - the event of something burning (often destructive) 5. [n] - intense adverse criticism 6. [n] - ...
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Symbol of purity, purification, or divinity in many religions and cultures, in which sacrifice is or has been a central ritual. In Christianity, however, the fires of hell are traditionally opposed...
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Fire

The light and heat manifested by the rapid oxidation of combustible materials. A flame may be manifested but is not required
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Fire

Fire (fīr) noun [ Middle English fir , fyr , fur Anglo-Saxon fȳr ; akin to Dutch vuur , Old Saxon & Old High German fiur , German feuer , Icelandic fȳri , fūrr , Greek py^r , and perhaps to Latin ...
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Fire transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fired ; present participle & verbal noun Fring .] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile. 2. To subject to intense h...
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Fire intransitive verb 1. To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle. 2. To be irritated or inflamed with passion. 3. To discharge artillery or firearms; as, they fired on the town. To fire up , to grow irritated or angry. 'He . . . fired up , and...
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1. The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of bodies; combustion; state of ignition. ... The form of fire exhibited in the combustion of gases in an ascending stream or current is called flame. Anciently, fire, air, earth, and water were regarded as the four elements of which all things are composed. ... 2. Fuel in a state of combustion, ...
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fire

attack noun intense adverse criticism; `Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party`; `the government has come under attack`; `don`t give me any flak`
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noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; `hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes`; `they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire`
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noun a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning; `they sat by the fire and talked`
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noun the event of something burning (often destructive); `they lost everything in the fire`
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give notice verb terminate the employment of; `The boss fired his secretary today`; `The company terminated 25% of its workers`
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verb bake in a kiln so as to harden; `fire pottery`
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