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Meaning of FIRESTONE

Pronunciation:  'fIr`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sandstone that withstands intense heat; used to line fireplaces and furnaces and kilns
  2. [n]  a piece of flint that is struck to light a fire
 

FIRESTONE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: flint, sandstone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fire"stone`\ (?; 110), n. [AS. f?rst[=a]n flint; f?r
fire + st[=a]n stone.]
1. Iron pyrites, formerly used for striking fire; also, a
   flint.

2. A stone which will bear the heat of a furnace without
   injury; -- especially applied to the sandstone at the top
   of the upper greensand in the south of England, used for
   lining kilns and furnaces. --Ure.

 

 

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