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Κύριες Μεταφράσεις
fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (combustion)  (καύση)φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
   (επίσημο)πυρά ουσ.θηλ.
   (μεγάλης έκτασης)πυρκαγιά ουσ.θηλ.
Note: πυρκαγιά: επίσης: πυρκαϊά
 Fire produces heat and light.
 Η φωτιά παράγει φως και θερμότητα.
  Το σώμα του αποτεφρώθηκε στην πυρά.Αυτή η πρόταση δεν αποτελεί μετάφραση της αγγλικής.
  Η πυρκαγιά ξέσπασε γρήγορα στο δάσος.Αυτή η πρόταση δεν αποτελεί μετάφραση της αγγλικής.
fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building)φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
 There was a fire in an old warehouse nearby.
 Η παλιά αποθήκη εδώ κοντά άρπαξε φωτιά.
fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (specific: cooking, camping)φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
Note: Και μεταφορικά, για ηλεκτρικό μάτι κουζίνας.
 They hung a kettle over the fire.
 We lit a fire near the tents.
 Έβαλαν την κατσαρόλα στη φωτιά.
fire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (gun: shoot)πυροβολώ ρ.μετ.
 They fired their guns.
 Πυροβόλησαν με τα όπλα τους.
fire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US (dismiss from work)απολύω ρ.μετ.
   (καθομιλουμένη)διώχνω ρ.μετ.
 They fired him for being late each morning.
 Τον απέλυσαν γιατί κάθε πρωί καθυστερούσε.
 Τον έδιωξαν γιατί κάθε πρωί καθυστερούσε.
fire [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (shoot a weapon)πυροβολώ ρ αμ
   (καθομ, μεταφορικά)ρίχνω ρ αμ
 Aim your weapon, then fire.
fire at [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (shoot a weapon)πυροβολώ ρ μ
   (καθομ, μεταφορικά)ρίχνω ρ αμ
 
Συμπληρωματικές Μεταφράσεις
fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (ardour)ζήλος ουσ αρσ
  πάθος ουσ ουδ
 She was full of fire and energy.
fire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have ignition in a cylinder)παίρνω μπρος φρ
   (επίσημο)τίθεμαι σε λειτουργία περίφρ
 Eventually, the engine fired and they drove home.
fire [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set alight)ανάβω ρ μ
  βάζω φωτιά περίφρ
 They fired the big pile of rubbish they had collected.
fire [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (supply fuel)  (επίσημο)τροφοδοτώ ρ μ
  παρέχω ρ μ
 You should fire the boiler with anthracite coal.
fire [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignite)βάζω μπρος φρ
   (επίσημο)θέτω σε λειτουργία περίφρ
 Go ahead and fire the engine.
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add fuel to the fire v figurative (exacerbate the issue)ρίχνω λάδι στην φωτιά έκφρ.
 Shouting at angry pupils is only likely to add fuel to the fire.
ball of fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (fireball)μπάλα από φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
 We heard the explosion, then saw a great ball of fire shooting to the sky.
 The propane tanker exploded into a great ball of fire.
ball of fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (dynamic person)  (μεταφορικά)δυναμικός, δραστήριος ουσ.αρ.
Note: ουσιαστικοποιημένα επίθετα
 My aunt is always busy; she's a real ball of fire.
baptism by fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult first experience, initiation)βάπτισμα του πυρός ουσ.ουδ.
 My first day as a math teacher was a baptism of fire. The pupils just wouldn't keep quiet !
baptism by fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first combat experience for a soldier)βάπτισμα του πυρός ουσ.ουδ.
 Bullets were flying all around and people were dying; it was truly a baptism by fire.
be on fire v literal (be alight, be burning)καίγομαι ρ.αμ.
 The abandoned warehouse is on fire!
be on fire v figurative, slang (inspired, energetic)  (μεταφορικά )εμπνέομαι ρ.αμ.
blazing fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fire that burns intensely)κορωμένη φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
 They sat outside the tent, swapping stories and toasting marshmallows over the blazing fire.
blazing fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (coal or wood fire: home comforts)φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
 They gathered round the blazing fire for warmth.
camp fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (outdoor fire made of twigs)πυρά, φωτιά ουσ.θηλ.
 That evening we all sat around a camp fire drinking beer and telling ghost stories.
catch fire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (catch alight)αρπάζω φωτιά έκφρ.
  λαμπαδιάζω ρ.αμετ.
 Gasoline can catch fire very easily.
catch on fire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (catch alight)πιάνω φωτιά έκφρ.
 If I knock this candle onto the rug, it will probably catch on fire.
cease fire
ceasefire
v
(war: stop fighting)κατάπαυση πυρός, εκεχειρία, ανακωχή ουσ.θηλ.
Note: single-word form used when term is a noun
fire alarm nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (siren or bell warning of fire)συναγερμός ουσ.αρ.
 Someone set off the fire alarm at 3 am and the entire hotel had to be evacuated.
 You often have to smash a glass panel to activate a fire alarm.
fire at vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (aim a shot at)πυροβολώ ρ.μετ.
 The policeman fired at the the thief's car as it went by.
fire away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (begin asking questions)  (μεταφορικά)αρχίζω, ξεκινώ (να κάνω ερωτήσεις) ρ.μετ.
 Professor, could we ask you a few questions? "Sure! Fire away.".
fire away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (begin shooting)αρχίζω να πυροβολώ ρ.μετ.
 When you have a clear shot at the deer, fire away.
fire brigade nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (team of fire-fighters)πυροσβεστική υπηρεσία ουσ.θηλ.
  πυροσβεστικό σώμα ουσ.ουδ.
 The fire brigade took five hours to put out the house fire.
fire chief nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (leader of a fire fighting team)αρχηγός ομάδας πυροσβεστών ουσ.αρ.
 The fire chief directs his team during a fire.
fire department nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (fire brigade, fire-fighting unit)  (μονάδα της πυροσβεστικής υπηρεσίας)πυροσβεστικό τμήμα ουσ.ουδ.
 Someone called the fire department after we lit our bonfire.
fire door nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fire-resistant inner door)πόρτα πυρασφάλειας ουσ.θηλ.
 The employees were told off for wedging the fire doors open in the hot weather.
fire drill nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (practice of procedure in case of fire)πυροσβεστική άσκηση ουσ.θηλ.
 We had a fire drill at the office today.
fire drill nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (evacuation of building due to a fire)εκκένωση κτιρίου εξαιτίας πυρκαγιάς ουσ.θηλ.
fire eater nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (performer who appears to swallow fire)  (ασυνήθιστο)πυροφάγος ουσ.αρ.
 A fire eater must hold kerosene in his mouth to perform.
fire engine nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle equipped to fight fires)πυροσβεστικό όχημα ουσ.ουδ.
 The fire engine pulled up in front of the blazing building.
fire escape nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (emergency stairway)έξοδος κινδύνου ουσ.θηλ.
 In the event of fire, please use the fire escape to descend to the ground floor.
fire exit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (emergency way out)έξοδος κινδύνου ουσ.θηλ.
 The fire exit must be unlocked and kept clear.
fire extinguisher nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (appliance for putting out fires)πυροσβεστήρας ουσ.αρ.
 Some fire extinguishers contain water and others foam.
fire fighter
firefighter
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(member of fire brigade)πυροσβέστης ουσ.αρ.
 Firefighters were called to tackle the blaze.
fire fighting
firefighting
fire-fighting
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
literal (fighting fires)καταπολέμηση πυρκαγιάς ουσ.θηλ.
Note: δεν υπάρχει ακριβής αντιστοιχία
 Fire-fighting is a very dangerous occupation.
 There were seven enemy soldiers dead after the intense fire fight.
fire fighting
firefighting
fire-fighting
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (computing: efforts to fix [sth])  (Η/Υ)η μετάφραση δεν είναι διαθέσιμη
 The computer system's so messed up that we seem to spend most of our time in fire fighting.
fire insurance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (insurance against loss due to fire)ασφάλεια κατά της πυρκαϊάς ουσ.θηλ.
 The bank requires borrowers to carry fire insurance for the house.
fire off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (shoot)πυροβολώ ρ.μετ.
 The gunman fired off three shots before the police captured him.
fire off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (letter, etc.: send)στέλνω ρ.μετ.
fire off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ask questions rapidly)  (με ερωτήσεις)βομβαρδίζω ρ.μετ.
 You fired off ten questions but didn't listen to the answers.
fire prevention nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (safety measures to decrease fire risk)αντιπυρική προστασία ουσ.θηλ.
 Putting out your camp fire is one method of fire prevention.
fire resistant adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (flameproof, difficult to set fire to)πυρασφαλής, πυρίμαχος επίθ.
 The sofa is made of fire-resistant material.
fire retardant adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (difficult to set fire to, slow to burn)πυρασφαλής, πυρίμαχος επίθ.
 Mattresses are treated with fire retardant chemicals.
fire risk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] which increases chance of a fire)κίνδυνος φωτιάς ουσ.αρ.
 Throwing a cigarette out of the car window is a fire risk.
fire sale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (discount sale of fire-damaged goods)η μετάφραση δεν είναι διαθέσιμη
Note: δεν υπάρχει αντιστοιχία
 The smoke-damaged merchandise was discounted for the fire sale.
fire sale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (financial: low-price selling of assets)  (μεταφορικά)ξεπούλημα ουσ.ουδ.
 The struggling business had a fire sale on old stock items, to generate more cash flow.
fire station nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (place where fire engines are kept)πυροσβεστικός σταθμός ουσ.αρ.
 The girl scouts visited the fire station to learn about fire safety.
fire truck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (fire engine)πυροσβεστικό όχημα ουσ.ουδ.
 Most fire trucks are painted red.
fire up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (start ignition of)βάζω σε λειτουργία ρ.μετ.
   (μεταφορικά)βάζω εμπρός ρ.μετ.
 I pressed the starter button, fired up the engine, and took off into a cloudless blue sky.
fire up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (excite, enthuse)  (μεταφορικά)εξάπτω, διεγείρω, ξεσηκώνω ρ.μετ.
 The pep talk from the coach before the match left the whole team fired up and raring to go.
fire up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (cause [sth] to start, become successful)  (μεταφορικά)βάζω σε λειτουργία ρ.μετ.
   (μεταφορικά)βάζω εμπρός ρ.μετ.
fire upon vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shoot at)πυροβολώ ρ.μετ.
 As soon as I give the order, fire upon the battleship.
forest fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (uncontrolled fire in a woodland area)πυρκαϊά ουσ.θηλ.
Note: επίσης πυρκαγιά
 There's a high risk of forest fires in that area due to lack of rain.
line of fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (path of a bullet)γραμμή του πυρός ουσ.θηλ.
line of fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (vulnerable position)  (ευάλωτη θέση, μεταφορικά)γραμμή του πυρός ουσ.θηλ.
machine-gun fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hail of bullets from an automatic firearm)καταιγισμός πυρών πολυβόλου έκφρ.
 We could hear the sound of machine-gun fire in the distance.
mortar fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shell attack)πυρά όλμων ουσ.ουδ.πλ.
on fire advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (alight)ανάβω ρ.αμ.
  πιάνω φωτιά έκφρ.
on fire adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (burning)φλεγόμενος, αναμμένος, καιγόμενος μτχ.
on fire adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (performing brilliantly)  (αποδίδω καλά, μεταφορικά)πιάνω φωτιά, παίρνω φωτιά έκφρ.
open fire v (start shooting)  (αρχίζω να πυροβολώ)ανοίγω πυρ έκφρ.
play with fire v (risk danger)παίζω με την φωτιά, ριψοκινδυνεύω ρ.αμ.
playing with fire adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (risking danger)ριψοκίνδυνος, παράτολμος επίθ.
prairie fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (blaze in grassland area)φωτιά σε λιβάδι ουσ.θηλ.
Note: δεν υπάρχει ακριβής αντιστοιχία
 The prairie fire consumed more than 1000 acres.
raging fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (intense blaze)  (μεταφορικά)πύρινη λαίλαπα ουσ.θηλ.
 The raging fire swept through the entire valley, destroying modest homes and billion-dollar mansions alike.
roaring fire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (coal or wood fire)φωτιά στην οποία καίγονται ξύλα ή κάρβουνα ουσ.θηλ.
set fire to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set alight)βάζω φωτιά, πυρπολώ έκφρ.
 He set fire to his own house to collect the insurance money.
set on fire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (set light to)βάζω φωτιά, καίω ρ.μετ.
set on fire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (excite)διεγείρω, εξάπτω, αναστατώνω ρ.μετ.
   (μεταφορικά )βάζω φωτιά σε κάποιον ρ.μετ.
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