from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A company of men for managing an engine to extinguish fires.
  • noun A fire-insurance company.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun firefighting, US An organization whose purpose is to extinguish fires.
  • noun firefighting, US A single emergency response unit and its personnel within a fire department

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires


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