red fire


red fire
a chemical mixture used in fireworks and flares that burns with a bright red flame.

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  • Red fire — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red fire — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red fire — noun combustible material (usually salts of lithium or strontium) that burns bright red; used in flares and fireworks • Hypernyms: ↑fuel * * * noun : a composition usually containing a strontium or lithium salt that burns with a bright red light… …   Useful english dictionary

  • red fire — /rɛd ˈfaɪə/ (say red fuyuh) noun any of various combustible preparations (as one containing strontium nitrate) burning with a vivid red light, used in pyrotechnic displays, signalling, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • red fire — any of various combustible preparations, as one containing strontium nitrate, that burn with a vivid red light: used chiefly in pyrotechnic displays and in signaling. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Red-Fire-Garnele — Rückenstrichgarnele Rückenstrichgarnele (Neocaridina heteropoda) Systematik Teilordnung: Caridea Überfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red Fire Garnele — Rückenstrichgarnele Rückenstrichgarnele (Neocaridina heteropoda) Systematik Teilordnung: Caridea Überfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red Fire Zwerggarnele — Rückenstrichgarnele Rückenstrichgarnele (Neocaridina heteropoda) Systematik Teilordnung: Caridea Überfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red — Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd, Armor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red admiral — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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