Definition of Firestone

1. Noun. A piece of flint that is struck to light a fire.

Generic synonyms: Flint



2. Noun. A sandstone that withstands intense heat; used to line fireplaces and furnaces and kilns.
Generic synonyms: Sandstone

Definition of Firestone

1. n. Iron pyrites, formerly used for striking fire; also, a flint.

Definition of Firestone

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

2. Noun. Iron pyrites, formerly used for striking fire. ¹

3. Noun. A flint. ¹

4. Noun. A stone which will bear the heat of a furnace without injury; especially applied to the sandstone at the top of the upper greensand in the south of England, used for lining kilns and furnaces. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Firestone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Firestone

fireset
firesets
firesetting behaviour
fireships
fireside
fireside chat
fireside chats
firesides
firest
firestarter
firestarters
firestick
firestick farming
firesticks
firestone (current term)
firestones
firestop
firestops
firestorm
firestorms
firestriker
firestrikers
firesuit
firesuits
firetail
firetails
fireth
firethorn
firethorns

Literary usage of Firestone

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1. Illustrations of the Geology of Sussex: Containing a General View of the by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1827)
"The transition from the marl to the firestone, in many localities is so gradual, and the sandy particles are so sparingly distributed, that the chalk marl ..."

2. Labor Maintenance: A Practical Handbook of Employees' Service Work by Daniel Bloomfield (1920)
"The firestone Tire and Rubber Company "firestone Park" is a housing development of the firestone Tire and Rubber Company, also in Akron, ..."

3. The Horseless Age (1909)
"The firestone Tire and Rubber Company, oí Akron, Ohio, will show their regular line of pneumatic tires, including round tread and firestone anti-skid, ..."

4. The Life of Walter L. Campbell by b. 1881 Mary R Campbell (1917)
"Mrs. firestone and Dr. Mendenhall have written the following accounts of the ... ROSE P. firestone I first met Mr. Walter L. Campbell in the fall of '57 in ..."

5. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"A Type A — firestone Elm. Quick detachable and demountable. This rim takes a plain "clincher" or a "quick detachable clincher' ' tire. ..."

6. Special Report by Geological Survey of Alabama, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1847)
"firestone. — Little River emerges from the Lookout Mountain plateau at firestone and cuts through the strip of Red Mountain formation which is here ui its ..."

7. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"Enter firestone. Fire. They are all going a-birding to night. ... firestone, our sweet son ! Fire. A little sweeter than some of you; or a dunghill were too ..."

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