from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. burning in a continuous manner; -- of an electric arc.
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- adj. (of an electric arc) continuous
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It was just a free-burning great huge fire that's probably a large structure.
It burns with clear flame, and lasts longer than any other free-burning wood of its weight.
Fine, high-priced, free-burning Tobacco always follows the wise use of V-C Fertilizers.
The coal which contains twenty per cent. or less of volatile matter is a free-burning coal that may develop heat enough to partly fuse the ash, forming
The poor often prefer expensive, free-burning coals because they are little trouble.
A free-burning fuel must exist in compact lumps or blocks, which so retain their form and solidity, as to admit of a rapid draught of air through the burning mass.
Master streams were strategically placed to bring the volume of water necessary to attack the free-burning fire.
With the subsequent compromise of the lightweight roof, a swift and well-coordinated transition to defensive tactics brought Firefighters with handlines to the parapets of the immediately adjacent businesses (photo), while master streams were strategically placed to bring the volume of water necessary to attack the free-burning fire (video).