back fire definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny, controlled fire set-in the path of a bigger uncontrolled fire, to reduce spread for the large fire by detatching its gas.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "back fire"
    • a tiny, controlled fire set-in the path of…
    • View More
29 votes

How would you define back fire?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!