firestone

[ fahyuhr-stohn ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌstoʊn /

noun

a fire-resisting stone, especially a kind of sandstone used in fireplaces, furnaces, etc.

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Origin of firestone

before 1000; late Middle English fyyrstone,Old English fȳrstān.See fire, stone

Definition for firestone (2 of 2)

Firestone
[ fahyuhr-stohn ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌstoʊn /

noun

Harvey Samuel, 1868–1938, U.S. industrialist and rubber manufacturer.
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British Dictionary definitions for firestone

firestone
/ (ˈfaɪəˌstəʊn) /

noun

a sandstone that withstands intense heat, esp one used for lining kilns, furnaces, etc
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