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- v. To ignite.
- v. Of an engine or similar, to start.
- v. To launch; to run.
- v. To excite; to infuse with energy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. begin to smoke
- v. arouse or excite feelings and passions
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The other crane continued to fire up at the incomingHalicarnassus, unleashing a thousand rounds of AA ammunition and another Stinger missile—which Pooh Bear just blasted out of the sky a moment later.
Prehensile coupling cables joined the two ships so that the suspect couldn't fire up secret engines and make a run for it.
Whacking my chest with my crossed arms, I hurried across the street to the parking lot to fire up Slewfoot.
As a spark, for instance, Hooch knew that the hex against fire wouldn't stop him, it'd just make it harder to start a fire up right near the hex.
In the sauté pan you can fire up chili peanuts, curry cashews, herbalicious mixed nuts in the time it takes to say, “Business Class.”
Whouley insisted in his quiet monotone that nothing would fire up Democrats like Kennedy stumping with Kerry.
The next morning, while I was still bathing and dressing the baby, my mother-in-law spied the as-yet-unused combinet and latched on to it, hauling it off to the kitchen, where she ordered Dad to fire up the monstrous coal range.