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Traducción de "fire" - Diccionario Inglés-Alemán

fire

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.
enthusiasm 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 feuerfest 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
burning brennen 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.
(Definition of fire from the Diccionario Cambridge Inglés-Alemán © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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