Definition of Fire

The effect of combustion. The juridical meaning of the word does not differ from the vernacular. The word "fire,” as used in insurance policies, does not have the technical meaning developed from analysis of its nature, but more nearly the popular meaning, being an effect rather than an elementary principle, and is the effect of combustion, being equivalent to ignition or burning. A destructive burning.

To dismiss or discharge from a position or employment.

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