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 dǎ qiāng to fire a gun / to substitute for sb in sitting an examination
 fā shè to shoot (a projectile) / to fire (a rocket) / to launch / to emit (a particle) / to discharge / emanation / emission
 xiāo fáng firefighting / fire control
 shè jī to shoot / to fire (a gun)
 huǒ zāi fire (that burns buildings etc)
 diǎn rán to ignite / to set on fire / aflame
 fáng huǒ to protect against fire
 dà huǒ conflagration / large fire / CL:場|场[chang2]
 bào jǐng qì alarm (e.g. burglar or fire alarm) / warning device
 wǔ xíng five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood 木, fire 火, earth 土, metal 金, water 水
 huǒ lì fire / firepower
 yān huǒ smoke and fire / fireworks
 kāi qiāng to open fire / to shoot a gun
 zhàn huǒ conflagration / the fire of war
 huǒ shāo to set fire to / to burn down / burning hot / baked cake
 diǎn huǒ to ignite / to light a fire / to agitate / to start an engine / ignition / fig. to stir up trouble
 fēng huǒ fire beacon (to give alarm)
 miè huǒ to extinguish a fire / firefighting
 rě huǒ to stir up the fire / fig. to provoke and offend people / to ruffle feathers
 qǐ huǒ to catch fire / to cook / to get angry
 fā huǒ to catch fire / to ignite / to detonate / to get angry
 qǔ nuǎn to warm oneself (by a fire etc)
 fén shāo to burn / to set on fire
 fàng huǒ to set on fire / to commit arson / to create a disturbance
 lóng hǔ outstanding people / water and fire (in Daoist writing)
 zǒu huǒ to go off accidentally / to catch fire
 shī fàng to fire / to discharge / to release (fireworks, smokescreen, poison gas, virus etc)
 kāi huǒ to open fire
退 cí tuì to dismiss / to discharge / to fire
 huán jī to hit back / to return fire
 zǔ rán fire resistant
 bīng huǒ fire and ice / combination of sharply contrasting or incompatible elements
 jiě gù to fire / to sack / to dismiss / to terminate employment
 liáo yuán to start a prairie fire
 jiù huǒ to put out a fire / firefighting
 shī huǒ to catch fire / on fire / fire (alarm)
 táo yě lit. to fire pots and smelt metal / fig. to educate
 xī huǒ (of fire, lamp etc) to go out / to put out (fire) / (fig.) to die down / (of a vehicle) to stall
 shèng huǒ sacred fire / Olympic flame
 bù jiǎ sī suǒ to act without taking time to think (idiom) / to react instantly / to fire from the hip
 huǒ shì intensity of a fire / lively / flourishing
 pū jiù firefighting / to extinguish a fire and save life and property / to dive (of goalkeeper in soccer)
 huí jī to fight back / to return fire / to counterattack
 Huǒ shén God of fire / Vulcan
 tuī bō zhù lán to push the wave and add to the billows (idiom) / to add momentum / to encourage sth to get bigger / to add fuel to the fire
 xiāo fáng chē fire engine / fire truck
 huǒ duī bonfire / to open fire
 huǒ zhǒng tinder / source of a fire / inflammable material / (fig.) spark (of a revolution etc)
 miè huǒ qì fire extinguisher
 lú huǒ chún qīng lit. the stove fire has turned bright green (allusion to Daoist alchemy) (idiom) / fig. (of an art, a technique etc) brought to the point of perfection
 hōng bèi to cure by drying over a fire (tea, meat etc) / to bake
 shuǐ lóng hose / pipe / fire hose / (botany) water primrose (Jussiaea repens)
 shēng huǒ to make a fire / to light a fire
 zòng huǒ to set on fire / to commit arson
 tíng zhàn armistice / cease fire
 huǒ chǎng the scene of a fire
 chū shēng rù sǐ from the cradle to the grave (idiom) / to go through fire and water / brave / willing to risk life and limb
 zháo to touch / to come in contact with / to feel / to be affected by / to catch fire / to burn / (coll.) to fall asleep / (after a verb) hitting the mark / succeeding in
 tíng huǒ to cease fire / ceasefire
 lú huǒ the fire of a stove
 kāi pào to open fire
 xiāo fáng duì fire brigade / fire department
 yě huǒ wildfire / (spreading like) wildfire / bush fire / farm fire (for clearing fields)
 huǒ jǐng fire alarm
 míng huǒ flame / open fire
 shì shè test-fire / trial fire
 shāo huǒ to light a fire for cooking
 fēng yān fire beacon (used as alarm signal over long distance)
 shāo zhì to fire (in a kiln)
 wán huǒ to play with fire
 fén huǐ to burn down / to destroy with fire / trad. also written 焚毀
 rán méi zhī jí lit. the fire burns one's eyebrows (idiom) / fig. desperate situation / extreme emergency
 fù tāng dǎo huǒ to go through water and tread on fire (idiom) / not afraid of any difficulty
 huǒ kēng pit of fire / fig. living hell
 dǎ pào to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
 xiāo fáng jú fire department
 yī tuán huǒ fireball / ball of fire
鱿 chǎo yóu yú (coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
 huǒ kòng fire control (gunnery)
 yǐn huǒ to kindle / to light a fire
 xiāo fáng shè bèi fire protection equipment
 míng qiāng to fire warning shots
 shān huǒ wildfire / forest fire
 diǎn shè to fire in bursts / shooting intermittently
 huǒ pén brazier / fire pan / hibachi
 huǒ shàng jiā yóu to add oil to the fire (idiom) / fig. to aggravate a situation / to enrage people and make matters worse
 xiāo huǒ shuān fire hydrant
 xiāo fáng shuān fire hydrant
 kǎo huǒ to warm oneself at a fire
 rán shāo dàn fire bomb / incendiary device
  fire safety system
 sī lú stoker (worker operating a coal fire, esp. for a steam engine)
 bá guàn cupping glass / fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
 jǔ huǒ (literary) to light a fire
 huǒ zhú fire and candles / household things that burn
 hóng huǒ yǐ fire ant (Solenopsis invicta), an introduced species in China
 lí to leave / to part from / to be away from / (in giving distances) from / without (sth) / independent of / one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing fire /
 huǒ fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old)
 zhǐ bāo bù zhù huǒ lit. paper can't wrap fire / fig. the truth will out
 wán huǒ zì fén to play with fire and get burnt (idiom) / fig. to play with evil and suffer the consequences / to get one's fingers burnt

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