Definition of Red fire

1. Noun. Combustible material (usually salts of lithium or strontium) that burns bright red; used in flares and fireworks.

Generic synonyms: Fuel

Definition of Red fire

1. Noun. a chemical mixture used in fireworks and flares that burns with a bright red flame. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Fire

red drum
red drums
red dwarf
red dwarf star
red dwarfs
red earth
red eft
red elm
red envelope
red face test
red false mallow
red fescue
red fescues
red fever
red fibres
red fire (current term)
red flag
red fox
red foxes
red giant
red giant star
red giants
red ginger
red goatfish
red goods
red goosefoot
red gram
red grouse
red guard
red guards

Literary usage of Red fire

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1. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"red fire. I. Forty parts of nitrate of strontium, 15 of sulphur, 5 of chlorate ... The above 3 mixtures for red fire possess the advantage of not emitting ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1894)
"We finally concluded to get a lot of red fire in the village, sail out of the harbor late in the afternoon, so as to get to the regular track of the ..."

3. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"... Among the Ignorant—Conflagration of the World Feared.-—-Impromptu Prayer-Meetings.—Prodigious Star-Shower at Boston.—Myriads of Blood-red fire-Bails. ..."

4. Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis by Academy of Science of St. Louis (1892)
"The red smoke and the red fire, as first seen by the Kasi/ta, are referred to again ... The fire they had seen upon the mountain and saved was a red fire, ..."

5. American Druggist (1888)
"Will you kindly give me a receipt for making red fire of the best kind: 1, for such as is ordinarily used on the street and 2, for such as is used in ..."

6. The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire edited by Arthur William A'Beckett (1867)
"He gazeth on the red fire, he sigheth at the visions, his eyes are filled ... He looketh, in the red fire for beauty and for goodness, for honour and for ..."

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