hellfire
noun Date: before 12th century the eternal fire of hell that tortures sinners • hellfire adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hellfire — may refer to: * Hell, a location or version of the afterlife reserved for the unjust or unrighteous * AGM 114 Hellfire, an air to ground missile system * Hellfire trigger, a rapid fire firearm trigger attachment * Hellfire Pass, a railway cutting …   Wikipedia

  • Hellfire — steht für: eine Erweiterung zum Computerspiel Diablo, siehe Diablo: Hellfire AGM 114 Hellfire, eine Luft Boden Rakete Hellfire Club (Knights of St. Francis) Hellfire (Film), ein US amerikanischer Film von William Murray von 1987 Hellfire Radio,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hellfire — (n.) also hell fire, from O.E. hellefyr, in which helle is the genitive case of HELL (Cf. hell). It translates Gk. gehenna tou pyros, lit. fiery hell. Also used in Middle English for erysipelas (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hellfire — ► NOUN ▪ the fire regarded as existing in hell …   English terms dictionary

  • hellfire — [hel′fīr΄] n. [ME helle fir < OE hellefyr] the fire, hence punishment, of hell …   English World dictionary

  • Hellfire — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Hellfire signifie en anglais « feu de l enfer ». Ce terme désigne en autre : AGM 114 Hellfire Hellfire (jeu) Hellfire (album) Article… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hellfire — El término Hellfire tiene los siguientes significados: HellFire Club: el sexto álbum de la banda alemana de power metal Edguy. AGM 114 Hellfire: Un misil antitanque estadounidense. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con …   Wikipedia Español

  • hellfire — noun Hellfire is used before these nouns: ↑preacher …   Collocations dictionary

  • Hellfire — …   Википедия

  • hellfire — /hel fuyeur /, n. 1. the fire of hell. 2. punishment in hell. 3. (cap.) Mil. a laser guided U.S. Army antiarmor missile designed for launch from a helicopter. [bef. 1000; ME, OE helle fyr; see HELL, FIRE] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”