Fireless
Fireless Fire"less, a. Destitute of fire. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fireless — [fīr′lis] adj. without a fire …   English World dictionary

  • fireless — adjective Without fire. a fireless cooker …   Wiktionary

  • fireless — /ˈfaɪələs/ (say fuyuhluhs) adjective 1. lacking fire; without a fire. 2. without life or animation: *the same fireless depreciation, of the behaviour of a classmate which had been brought to her notice that day. –henry handel richardson, 1910 …   Australian English dictionary

  • fireless — adjective see fire I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fireless — /fuyeur lis/, adj. 1. lacking fire; without a fire. 2. lacking spirit or enthusiasm. [1350 1400; ME fuyrles. See FIRE, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fireless — adj. without fire; lacking fire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fireless — fire·less …   English syllables

  • fireless — ˈfī(ə)rlə̇s, īəl adjective : having no fire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fireless locomotive — Preserved Andrew Barclay 0 6 0 fireless steam locomotive, South of Scotland Electricity Board, No. 1 at Glasgow Museum of Transport …   Wikipedia

  • fireless cooker — an insulated container that seals in heat to cook food. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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