firestone

noun fire·stone \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of firestone

1 :pyrite formerly used for striking fire; also :flint
2 :a stone that will endure high heat

Recent Examples of firestone from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'firestone.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of firestone

before 12th century


Firestone

biographical name Fire·stone \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of Firestone

Harvey Samuel 1868–1938 American industrialist

Learn More about firestone


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up firestone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!