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1. (Furniture) a decorative screen placed in the hearth when there is no fire
2. (Furniture) a screen placed before a fire to protect the face from intense heat
a screen placed in front of a fireplace for protection.
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|Noun||1.||fire screen - a metal screen before an open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)|
screen - a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"