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Definition of Back fire

Back fire
Back fire Back fire (a) A fire started ahead of a forest or prairie fire to burn only against the wind, so that when the two fires meet both must go out for lack of fuel. (b) A premature explosion in the cylinder of a gas or oil engine during the exhaust or the compression stroke, tending to drive the piston in a direction reverse to that in which it should travel; also, an explosion in the exhaust passages of such ah engine.

Meaning of Back fire from wikipedia

- A back-fire or backfire is combustion or an explosion produced by a running internal combustion engine that occurs in the exhaust system rather than inside...
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- album Bounce Back, although the track was also recorded by duo Fire on Blonde and American pop singer-songwriter Martika. "Bounce Back" was originally...
- to "burn back" towards the main fire front and are usually burning and traveling against ground level winds. See wikt:fight fire with fire. Another consideration...
- "Back in the Fire" is a song written by Mike Reid and Rory Bourke, and recorded by American country music artist Gene Watson. It was released in March...
- Complete Best: Back Fire is a compilation of songs and of the ****anese hard rock band Show-Ya. The collection was released in 1992 in ****an. This compilation...
- The Kincade Fire was a wildfire that burned in Sonoma County, California in the United States. The fire started northeast of Geyserville in The Geysers...
- season is the current-running fire season in California. So far, over 6,402 fires have been recorded according to Cal Fire and the US Forest Service, totaling...
- The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history and the most expensive natural disaster in the world in 2018 in terms...
- On 14 June 2017, a fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London, at 00:54 BST; it caused 72 deaths, including...
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