Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • adj. a composition which burns with a green flame. It consists of sulphur and potassium chlorate, with some salt of barium (usually the nitrate), to which the color of the flame is due.

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Examples

  • A tiny star of the pale green fire that was the magic of Oria flickered to life.

    Memory of Fire

  • But the idea of touching a woman and sending green fire through her body that devoured her cancer seemed, on the surface, impossible as well.

    Memory of Fire

  • Piemur wondered if anyone in Nabol realized that a deception was being practiced on them, and green fire lizard eggs were what were dispersed so lavishly.

    Dragon Drums

  • That wall of tornadoes still bore down on her, backlit by the green fire of otherworldly lightning, the dream’s intensity not fading even though she was awake.

    Memory of Fire

  • Deever said, “Ward,” and the green fire paled and shimmered and suddenly looked more solid.

    Memory of Fire

  • Fear warred with anger — and in her reflection’s eyes, the green fire crackled and faraway thunder rumbled.

    Memory of Fire

  • A single tendril of green fire flickered from behind her reflection’s head off to the left, looking like a slow flash of lightning.

    Memory of Fire

  • "Has any one of Meron's people figured out just how many green fire lizard eggs got foisted off on 'em?"

    Dragon Drums

  • "In fact, the enormous fire lizard population at Nabol is one of the reasons why Piemur and I were there, to make certain Meron was the source of so many green fire lizards."

    Dragon Drums

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