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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. Empyrean, Pyre.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of bodies; combustion; state of ignition. Note: The form of fire exhibited in the combustion of gases in an ascending stream or current is called flame. Anciently, fire, air, earth, and water were regarded as the four elements of which all things are composed. 2. Fuel in a state of combustion, as on a hearth, or in a stove or a furnace. 3. The burning of a house or town; a conflagration. 4. Anything which destroys or affects like fire. 5. Ardor of passion, whether love or hate; excessive warmth; consuming violence of temper. he had fire in his temper. --Atterbury. 6. Liveliness of imagination or fancy; intellectual and moral enthusiasm; capacity for ardor and zeal. And bless their critic with a poet's fire. --Pope. 7. Splendor; brilliancy; luster; hence, a star. Stars, hide your fires. --Shak. As in a zodiac representing the heavenly fires. --Milton. 8. Torture by burning; severe trial or affliction. 9. The discharge of firearms; firing; as, the troops were exposed to a heavy fire. Blue fire, Red fire, Green fire (Pyrotech.), compositions of various combustible substances, as sulphur, niter, lampblack, etc., the flames of which are colored by various metallic salts, as those of antimony, strontium, barium, etc. Fire alarm (a) A signal given on the breaking out of a fire. (b) An apparatus for giving such an alarm. Fire annihilator, a machine, device, or preparation to be kept at hand for extinguishing fire by smothering it with some incombustible vapor or gas, as carbonic acid. Fire balloon. (a) A balloon raised in the air by the buoyancy of air heated by a fire placed in the lower part

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Green Green, a. [Compar. Greener; superl. Greenest.] [OE. grene, AS. gr?ne; akin to D. groen, OS. gr?ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr?n, Dan. & Sw. gr?n, Icel. gr?nn; fr. the root of E. grow. See Grow.] 1. Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald. 2. Having a sickly color; wan. To look so green and pale. --Shak. 3. Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound. As valid against such an old and beneficent government as against . . . the greenest usurpation. --Burke. 4. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc. 5. Not roasted; half raw. [R.] We say the meat is green when half roasted. --L. Watts. 6. Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment. I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my gray hairs. --Sir W. Scott. 7. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc. --Shak. Green brier (Bot.), a thorny climbing shrub (Emilaz rotundifolia) having a yellowish green stem and thick leaves, with small clusters of flowers, common in the United States; -- called also cat brier. Green con (Zo["o]l.), the pollock. Green crab (Zo["o]l.), an edible, shore crab (Carcinus menas) of Europe and America; -- in New England locally named joe-rocker. Green crop, a crop used for food while in a growing or unripe state, as distingushed from a grain crop, root crop, etc. Green diallage. (Min.) (a) Diallage, a variety of pyroxene. (b) Smaragdite. Green dragon (Bot.), a North American herbaceous plant (Aris[ae]ma Dracontium), resembling the Indian turnip; -- called also dragon root. Green earth (Min.), a variety of glauconite, found in cavities in amygdaloid and other eruptive rock, and used as a pigment by artists; -- called also mountain green. Green ebony. (a) A south American tree (Jacaranda ovalifolia), having a greenish wood, used for rulers, turned and inlaid work, and in dyeing. (b) The West Indian green ebony. See Ebony. Green fire (Pyrotech.), a composition which burns with a green flame. It consists of sulphur and potassium chlorate, with some salt of barium (usually the nitrate), to which the color of the flame is due. Green fly (Zo["o]l.), any green species of plant lice or aphids, esp. those that infest greenhouse plants. Green gage, (Bot.) See Greengage, in the Vocabulary. Green gland (Zo["o]l.), one of a pair of large green glands in Crustacea, supposed to serve as kidneys. They have their outlets at the bases of the larger antenn[ae]. Green hand, a novice. [Colloq.] Green heart (Bot.), the wood of a lauraceous tree found in the West Indies and in South America, used for shipbuilding or turnery. The green heart of Jamaica and Guiana is the Nectandra Rodi[oe]i, that of Martinique is the Colubrina ferruginosa. Green iron ore (Min.) dufrenite. Green laver (Bot.), an edible seaweed (Ulva latissima); -- called also green sloke. Green lead ore (Min.), pyromorphite. Green linnet (Zo["o]l.), the greenfinch. Green looper (Zo["o]l.), the cankerworm. Green marble (Min.), serpentine. Green mineral, a carbonate of copper, used as a pigment. See Greengill. Green monkey (Zo["o]l.) a West African long-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus callitrichus), very commonly tamed, and trained to perform tricks. It was introduced into the West Indies early in the last century, and has become very abundant there. Green salt of Magnus (Old Chem.), a dark green crystalline salt, consisting of ammonia united with certain chlorides of platinum. Green sand (Founding) molding sand used for a mold while slightly damp, and not dried before the cast is made. Green sea (Naut.), a wave that breaks in a solid mass on a vessel's deck. Green sickness (Med.), chlorosis. Green snake (Zo["o]l.), one of two harmless American snakes (Cyclophis vernalis, and C. [ae]stivus). They are bright green in color. Green turtle (Zo["o]l.), an edible marine turtle. See Turtle. Green vitriol. (a) (Chem.) Sulphate of iron; a light green crystalline substance, very extensively used in the preparation of inks, dyes, mordants, etc. (b) (Min.) Same as copperas, melanterite and sulphate of iron. Green ware, articles of pottery molded and shaped, but not yet baked. Green woodpecker (Zo["o]l.), a common European woodpecker (Picus viridis); -- called also yaffle.



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