Hearth

  • 1 Hearth — with cooking utensils In common historic and modern usage, a hearth (  / …

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  • 2 Hearth — (h[aum]rth), n. [OE. harthe, herth, herthe, AS. heor[eth]; akin to D. haard, heerd, Sw. h[ a]rd, G. herd; cf. Goth. ha[ u]ri a coal, Icel. hyrr embers, and L. cremare to burn.] 1. The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a chimney, on… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 hearth — [ harθ ] noun count the floor of a FIREPLACE in a house and the area around it: a log fire roaring in the hearth hearth and home LITERARY used for referring to your home and family …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 hearth — [ha:θ US ha:rθ] n [: Old English; Origin: heorth] 1.) the area of floor around a ↑fireplace in a house 2.) hearth and home literary your home and family …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 hearth — O.E. heorð hearth, fire, in transferred use house, home, from W.Gmc. *hertho burning place (Cf. O.S., O.Fris. herth, M.Du. hert, Du. haard, Ger. Herd floor, ground, fireplace ), from PIE *kerta , from root *ker heat, fire (see C …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 hearth — hearth; hearth·less; …

    English syllables

  • 7 Hearth — Hearth. См. Горн. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 8 hearth — ► NOUN 1) the floor or surround of a fireplace (often used as a symbol of domestic comfort). 2) the base or lower part of a furnace, where molten metal collects. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 hearth — [härth] n. [ME herth < OE heorth, akin to Ger herd < IE base * ker , to burn, glow > L carbo, coal, Lith kárštas, hot] 1. the stone or brick floor of a fireplace, often extending out into the room 2. a) the fireside as the center of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 hearth — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)θ[/t]] hearths 1) N COUNT The hearth is the floor of a fireplace, which sometimes extends into the room. It was winter and there was a huge fire roaring in the hearth. 2) PHRASE A person s home and family life can be referred to as… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 hearth — UK [hɑː(r)θ] / US [hɑrθ] noun [countable] Word forms hearth : singular hearth plural hearths the floor of a fireplace in a house and the area around it a log fire roaring in the hearth • hearth and home …

    English dictionary

  • 12 hearth — noun Etymology: Middle English herth, from Old English heorth; akin to Old High German herd hearth, and probably to Sanskrit kūḍayāti he scorches Date: before 12th century 1. a. a brick, stone, or concrete area in front of a fireplace b. the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 hearth — hearthless, adj. /hahrth/, n. 1. the floor of a fireplace, usually of stone, brick, etc., often extending a short distance into a room. 2. home; fireside: the joys of family and hearth. 3. Metall. a. the lower part of a blast furnace, cupola, etc …

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  • 14 hearth — noun (C) 1 the area of floor around a fireplace in a house 2 hearth and home literary your home and family: the joys of hearth and home …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 hearth — [[t]hɑrθ[/t]] n. 1) bui the floor of a fireplace, usu. of stone, brick, etc., often extending into a room 2) mel a) the lower part of a blast furnace, cupola, etc., in which the molten metal collects and from which it is tapped out b) the part of …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 Hearth —    Heb. ah (Jer. 36:22, 23; R.V., brazier ), meaning a large pot like a brazier, a portable furnace in which fire was kept in the king s winter apartment.    Heb. kiyor (Zech. 12:6; R.V., pan ), a fire pan.    Heb. moqed (Ps. 102:3; R.V., fire… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 17 hearth — noun Hearth is used before these nouns: ↑rug …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 hearth — Synonyms and related words: ancestral halls, brood, children, chimney, chimney corner, family, family homestead, fender, fire screen, fireboard, fireguard, fireplace, fireside, flue, folks, foyer, get, hearth and home, hearthstone, hob, home,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 hearth — [OE] Etymologically, hearth seems to mean ‘burning place’. It has been suggested that its West Germanic ancestor *kherthaz, which also produced German herd and Dutch haard, may be connected with Latin cremāre ‘burn’ (source of English cremate… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 hearth — n 1. fireside, fireplace, fire, hearthside, hearthstone, chimney corner, Brit. Dial. ingle, Brit. Dial. ingleside, Chiefly Brit. inglenook or ingle nook. 2. home, home sweet home, homestead, hearth and home, hearthstead, household, family, family …

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