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1. firebreak

noun. a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire.

Synonyms

  • fireguard

Etymology

  • break (English)
  • breken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fire (English)
  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Sentences with firebreak


1. Adjective
In woodland fires, a firebreak cut around the fire helps to isolated further fuel.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Buffer the pile with a 10-foot firebreak that is free from flammable materials.

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