fire screen


Definition of fire screen

: a protective screen before a fireplace

Examples of fire screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fireplaces should be surrounded by a fire screen to prevent sparks from flying out. Caroline Tien, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Jan. 2022 The brass fire screen and cocktail table supply more shimmer. Paige Porter Fischer, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of fire screen

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jan 2022

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“Fire screen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of fire screen

: a metal screen that is placed in front of a fireplace

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