English version

fire engine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
fire engineˈfire ˌengine noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 fire_engine.jpg TTCa special large vehicle that carries equipment and the people that stop fires burning, especially the equipment that shoots water at a fire syn fire truck American English
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fire engineThe bike is shiny as a fire engine, looking showroom fresh thanks to Horne.The Characters A fire engine, an ambulance, and a police car.One night she heard an ambulance approach the hospital and mistook it for a fire engine.Look, there goes a fire engine.Somewhere, the bell of a fire engine clanged and men's voices called urgently.
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