Traducción de "fire" - Diccionario Inglés-Alemán


noun /ˈfaiə/

anything that is burning, whether accidentally or not

das Feuer
a warm fire in the kitchen
Several houses were destroyed in a fire.

an apparatus for heating

der Ofen
a gas fire
an electric fire.

the heat and light produced by burning

das Feuer
Fire is one of man’s greatest discoveries.


das Feuer
The knights rode into battle with fire in their hearts.

attack by gunfire

das Feuer
The soldiers were under fire.
fire alarm

an apparatus (eg a bell) to give warning of a fire

der Feueralarm
Everyone had to leave the building when the fire alarm rang.
firearm noun

any type of gun

die Schußwaffe
In most countries you need a licence to keep firearms.
fire brigade noun

a company of firemen

die Feuerwehr
Call the fire brigade!
firecracker noun

a kind of firework which makes a loud noise.

der Knallfrosch
fire engine noun

a vehicle carrying firemen and their equipment.

das Löschfahrzeug
fire escape noun

a means of escape from a building in case of fire, usually in the form of a metal staircase on the outside of the building

die Rettungsleiter
Hotels should have fire escapes.
fire extinguisher noun

an apparatus (usually containing chemicals) for putting out fires

der Feuerlöscher
There must be fire-extinguishers in every room.
fireguard noun

a metal framework placed in front of a fireplace for safety.

das Kamingitter
fireman noun

a man whose job is to put out accidental fires or those caused deliberately as a criminal act.

der Feuerwehrmann
fireplace noun

a space in a room (usually in a wall) with a chimney above, for a fire

der Kamin
a wide stone fireplace.
fireproof adjective

that is made so it cannot catch fire

a fireproof suit.
fireside noun

a place beside a fireplace

der Kamin
The old man slept by the fireside
(also adjective) a fireside chair.
fire-station noun

the building or buildings where fire-engines and other pieces of equipment used by firemen are kept.

die Feuerwehrwache
firewood noun

wood that is suitable for burning as fuel

das Brennholz
I went into the garden to cut some firewood.
firework noun

a small exploding device giving off a colourful display of lights

das Feuerwerk
Rockets are my favourite fireworks
(also adjective) a firework display
If your sister finds out, there’ll be fireworks (= a display of anger)!
firing-squad noun

a group of soldiers with guns, to execute a prisoner

das Exekutionskommando
He must face the firing-squad.
catch fire

to begin to burn

Feuer fangen
Dry wood catches fire easily.
on fire


The building is on fire!
open fire (usually with on)

to begin shooting at

das Feuer eröffnen
The enemy opened fire (on us).
play with fire

to do something dangerous or risky

mit dem Feuer spielen
Putting all your money into that business is playing with fire!
set fire to (something) / set (something) on fire

to cause (something) to begin burning usually accidentally or deliberately as a criminal act

in Brand stecken
They set fire to the ambassador’s house
She accidentally set the house on fire.
under fire

being shot at

unter Beschuß
We have been under fire from the enemy all day.

being criticized or blamed

unter Beschuß
The government is under fire over its new tax proposals.

(Traducción de "fire" del PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)