from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the act or system of insuring against fire; also, a contract by which an insurance company undertakes, in consideration of the payment of a premium or small percentage -- usually made periodically -- to indemnify an owner of property from loss by fire during a specified period.
- n. See under Fire.
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- n. insurance against loss due to fire
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