fire·​stone | \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of firestone 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : pyrite formerly used for striking fire also : flint

2 : a stone that will endure high heat


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Fire·​stone | \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn \

Definition of Firestone (Entry 2 of 2)

Harvey Samuel 1868–1938 American industrialist

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R+D Design: +1 (718) 349 7240, Personal Probe Want to examine microorganisms, analyze handwriting, or check your Firestones for tread separation? Wired Staff, WIRED, "Wired Tools," 1 Dec. 2001

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before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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