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Meaning of FIREPLACE

Pronunciation:  'fIr`pleys

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
 

FIREPLACE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: hearth, open fireplace
 
 See Also: chimney, chimneypiece, fire, fire iron, fireside, hearthstone, mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, niche, recess, water back

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fire"place`\, n.
The part a chimney appropriated to the fire; a hearth; --
usually an open recess in a wall, in which a fire may be
built.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a lit fireplace in your dream, symbolizes contentment, warmth, and comfort. Dreaming of lighting or stirring a fireplace, suggests a burning a desire or your need to get to the heart of a matter/situation. Seeing an unlit fireplace, is indicative of low energy, disinterest, or disheartenment.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ancestral halls, chimney, chimney corner, family homestead, fender, fire screen, fireboard, fireguard, fireside, flue, foyer, hearth, hearth and home, hearthstone, hob, home, home place, home roof, home sweet home, homestead, household, hub, ingle, inglenook, ingleside, menage, paternal roof, roof, rooftree, smokehole, toft
 

 

 

 

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