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- n. a forest fire that burns the humus; may not appear on the surface
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He again went down to the deck through the withering hail of fire, outma-neuvered the Sam, came back up out of the ground fire and found himself still flying, with still more to do.
It would force them into the area of enemy ground fire where even the kids fire sling-shots at you.
The ground fire was fierce, but he out-maneuvered the Sam so that it crashed into the ground, and somehow or other he came back up through that hail of fire being thrown at him.
To descend now, especially under the hazardovis weather conditions, was a pretty risky business, but he chose that as the best of the two available courses, and down he went and up came even more of the ground fire that had claimed two Thuds in the past hour.