English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Forestry
firebreakfire‧break /ˈfaɪəbreɪk $ ˈfaɪr-/ noun [countable]  TAFa narrow piece of land where all the plants and trees have been removed, made to prevent fires from spreading
Examples from the Corpus
firebreakUsing a firebreak as a foot path, the men moved up the 1,350-foot peak.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.