exchange fire

Definition of exchange fire

  1. :  to shoot at each other He and the police officer exchanged fire.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act of giving or taking one thing in return for another :  trade

    :  the act or process of substituting one thing for another

    :  reciprocal giving and receiving

  1. :  to part with, give, or transfer in consideration of something received as an equivalent

    :  to have replaced by other merchandise

    :  to part with for a substitute

  1. :  the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat

    :  one of the four elements of the alchemists

    :  burning passion :  ardor

  1. :  to set on fire :  kindle

    :  ignite

    :  to give life or spirit to :  inspire

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a brief usually trivial fact

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