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1. A metal screen placed in front of an open fireplace to catch sparks. Also called fire screen.
2. See firebreak.
1. (Furniture) Also called: fire screen a metal panel or meshed frame put before an open fire to protect against falling logs, sparks, etc
2. (Forestry) a less common word for firebreak
1. a protective framework of wire in front of a fireplace.
2. Western U.S. a firebreak.
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|Noun||1.||fireguard - a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire|
field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
|2.||fireguard - 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"