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fire·light

 (fīr′līt′)
n.
The light from a fire, as in a fireplace.
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firelight

(ˈfaɪəlaɪt)
n
the light cast by a burning fire
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fire•light

(ˈfaɪərˌlaɪt)

n.
the light from a fire, as on a hearth.
[before 900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firelight - the light of a fire (especially in a fireplace)firelight - the light of a fire (especially in a fireplace)
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
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Translations

firelight

[ˈfaɪəlaɪt] Nluz f de la lumbre or del hogar
by firelighta la luz de la lumbre or del hogar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

firelight

[ˈfaɪərlaɪt] nlueur f du feu
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

firelight

[ˈfaɪəˌlaɪt] nbagliore m del fuoco
by firelight → alla luce del fuoco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Peter obeyed; the ruddy firelight streamed over the floor.
Henry grunted with an intonation that was not all sympathy, and for a quarter of an hour they sat on in silence, Henry staring at the fire, and Bill at the circle of eyes that burned in the darkness just beyond the firelight.
The groans of the wounded, mingled with the roaring and growling of the great beasts which the noise and firelight had attracted, kept sleep, except in its most fitful form, from the tired eyes.
He sat on by the cheerful firelight thrown from a bundle of green ash-sticks laid across the dogs; the sticks snapped pleasantly, and hissed out bubbles of sap from their ends.
The two sat in the firelight a long time--the old, white- bearded Munchkin and the little boy.
To the beating of tom-toms, a lone warrior, crouched half doubled, leaped into the firelight in the center of a great circle of other warriors, behind whom stood or squatted the women and the children.
The obscurity lent him courage to keep his eves fastened as ardently as he liked upon the girl who sat in the firelight.
Now we see the glad face and glowing form of Joy, sitting merrily in the old chair, and throwing a warm firelight radiance over all the household.
They all raised their heads to listen, and out of the forest into the bright firelight stepped two strangely clad human figures clinging to one another.
The door of the little house opened, and a warm glow of firelight flickered out into the dusk.
Just as the young giants' prahu came within the circle of firelight a swarthy Malay approached the fire, dragging a white girl roughly by the arm.
It was a joyous reception the little party received when the blacks within the BOMA saw the long file of fettered friends and relatives enter the firelight. These had all been given up as lost forever, as had Tarzan as well, so that the happy blacks would have remained awake all night to feast on elephant meat and celebrate the return of their fellows, had not Tarzan insisted that they take what sleep they could, against the work of the coming day.