Fire Block

Business / Construction / Fire Block: Short horizontal members sometimes nailed between studs, usually about halfway up a wall. See also 'Fire stop'.
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Other Words for Block

Block Noun Synonyms: piece, chunk, hunk, lump, slab, stump, brick, cube
Block Verb Synonyms: obstruct, close off, barricade, bar, shut off, hinder, hamper, balk, impede, prevent

Other Words for Fire

Fire Noun Synonyms: flame(s), blaze, conflagration, holocaust, inferno
Fire Verb Synonyms: detonate, set off, ignite, set fire to, light, let off
Fire Adjective Synonyms: feeling, passion, ardor, ardency, fervor, fervency, intensity, vigor, spirit, energy, vim, vivacity, sparkle, animation, liveliness, verve, pep, dash, vitality, eagerness, enthusiasm, fever, feverishness


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Fire-Resistive Or Fire Rated

Business / Construction / Fire-Resistive Or Fire Rated: Applies to materials that are not combustible in the temperatures of ordinary fires and will withstand such fires for at least 1 hour. Drywall used in the garage and party walls are to be fire rated, MORE

Fire Wire

Technology / Television (TV) / Fire Wire: A low-cost digital interface originated by Apple. It can transport data at very high speeds. It is widely viewed as one key solution to connect digital-related TV components with each other. Also know MORE

Fire Stop

Business / Construction / Fire Stop: A solid, tight closure of a concealed space, placed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke through such a space. In a frame wall, this will usually consist of 2 by 4 cross blocking between studs. Wor MORE


Entertainment / Baseball / Fireman: A team's closer or late-inning relief pitcher. MORE


Life Style / Christmas / Fireplace: A partly enclosed space in a house where people light a fire for warmth. For Christmas time this is also where the family would hang the stockings for small gifts from Santa. MORE