[ noun ] (chemistry) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
"fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
Used in print(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
When Kate hurried in alarm to tell him to put it out , she saw other dots of flames among the western Virginia hills from the few scattered fires of the faithful .
[ verb ] criticize harshly, on the e-mail