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Noun Concept
Categories: Wildfire ecology, Land management, Wildland fire suppression, Wildfire prevention, Forestry and the environment
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firebreak  fireguard  fire break  Fire breaks  fire line
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A narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire WordNet 3.0
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A narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A firebreak or double track is a gap in vegetation or other combustible material that acts as a barrier to slow or stop the progress of a bushfire or wildfire. Wikipedia
An area cleared of all flammable material to prevent a fire from spreading across it. Wiktionary
Area cleared of flammable material to prevent a fire from spreading. Wiktionary (translation)
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The firefighters used a bulldozer to clear a firebreak in the forest to try to contain the forest fire. Wiktionary
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