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Fireman vs. Firefighter

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Firemannoun

(firefighting) Someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.

Firefighternoun

A person who puts out fires.

Firemannoun

(rail transport) A person (originally a man) who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.

Firefighternoun

A person whose occupation it is to go to the scene of an unwanted fire and extinguish it; a member of a fire company; a fireman{1} or a woman who fights fires.

Firemannoun

(rail transport) By extension of the above, an assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.

Firefighternoun

a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

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Firemannoun

(baseball) A relief pitcher.

Firefighter

A firefighter is a rescuer extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten life, property, and the environment as well as to rescue people and in some cases or jurisdictions also animals from dangerous situations. Male firefighters are sometimes referred to by the more traditional term fireman (and, less commonly, a female firefighter as firewoman) although the use of this terminology is discouraged in the UK.The fire service, also known in some countries as the fire brigade or fire department, is one of the three main emergency services.

Firemannoun

A safety inspector in coal mines.

Firemannoun

A man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns; a member of a fire company.

Firemannoun

A man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker.

Firemannoun

play in which children take the roles of firemen and pretend to put out a fire

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Firemannoun

a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)

Firemannoun

a pitcher who does not start the game

Firemannoun

a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

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