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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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"
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
fireguard[ˈfaɪərgɑːrd] n (British) → pare-feu m invfire hazard n
It's a fire hazard → Cela pourrait provoquer un incendie.fire hose n → lance f à incendiefire hydrant n → bouche f d'incendiefire insurance n → assurance f incendie, assurance-incendie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
fireguard[ˈfaɪəˌgɑːd] n (Brit) → parafuoco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995