from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An open recess for holding a fire at the base of a chimney; a hearth.
- n. A structure, usually of stone or brick, for holding an outdoor fire.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. an open hearth for holding a fire at the base of a chimney
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The part a chimney appropriated to the fire; a hearth; -- usually an open recess in a wall, in which a fire may be built.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The part of a chimney which opens into an apartment, and in which fuel is burned; in a restricted sense, a place for a fire in which the fuel is supported on andirons or is placed upon the hearth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
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BAXTER (_going slowly to fireplace and placing his hat down on urmchair below fireplace_).
_crosses up angrily and looks off through the window up_ L. _above fireplace, then comes down_ L. _of the Chesterfield to the front of the fireplace_.
The fireplace is a plus in those very cool Patzcuaro evening and mornings.
The fireplace is also an essential aspect of a Victorian styled living room and one made with stone or even polished marble accentuates the already classic feel.
And where a fire/fireplace is present (as apposed to a radiator), this will affect the position of the TV and the furniture!
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Yes indeed – still trying to convince my wife that a Katana Sword mounted above the fireplace is just what we need …
The fireplace is especially nice on a cold day and with a close group friends.
He glared at the fire in his "fireplace" -fortunately for him, he had secured this room before his current disgrace, so at least it had a fireplace: If you wanted to call a mere alcove in the rock wall with an open-topped shaft punched up to the surface with draconic rock-magic a "fireplace."