firestone

noun
fire·​stone | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn How to pronounce firestone (audio) \

Definition of firestone

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Firestone

biographical name
Fire·​stone | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌstōn How to pronounce Firestone (audio) \

Definition of Firestone (Entry 2 of 2)

Harvey Samuel 1868–1938 American industrialist

First Known Use of firestone

Noun

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

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“Firestone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/firestone. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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