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fire·wall

 (fīr′wôl)
n.
1. A fireproof wall used as a barrier to prevent the spread of fire.
2. Computers A software program or hardware device that restricts communication between a private network or computer system and outside networks.
intr.v. fire·walled, fire·wall·ing, fire·walls Slang
To protect (a computer or computer network) by means of a firewall.

firewall

n
1. a fireproof wall or partition used to impede the progress of a fire, as from one room or compartment to another
2. (Computer Science) computing a computer system that isolates another computer from the internet in order to prevent unauthorized access
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firewall - (colloquial) the application of maximum thrust; "he moved the throttle to the firewall"
drive, driving force, thrust - the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.firewall - (computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers; commonly used on local area networks that are connected to the internet
security system - (computing) a system that enforces boundaries between computer networks
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
3.firewall - a fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building or a vehicle
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
Translations
firewall
firewall
palomuuri
vatrozid
防火壁
방화벽
brandmuurfirewall
bariera ochronnaściana ogniowazapora sieciowa
brandvägg
tường lửa

firewall

[ˈfaɪəwɔːl] N (Internet) → cortafuegos m inv, firewall m

firewall

[ˈfaɪərwɔːl] n (COMPUTING)pare-feu m, mur m pare-feu
a firewall against hackers → un pare-feu contre les pirates informatiques

firewall

جِدارٌ ناريّ firewall firewall Brandmauer τείχος προστασίας cortafuegos palomuuri pare-feu vatrozid firewall 防火壁 방화벽 firewall brannmur bariera ochronna firewall брандмауэр brandvägg ระบบความปลอดภัยที่กันไม่ให้เข้าถึงเครือข่ายของคอมพิวเตอร์จากอินเตอร์เน็ต güvenlik duvarı tường lửa 防火墙
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