Definition of fire command in English:

fire command

noun

  • 1A person or group of people with responsibility for coordinating firefighting services; the headquarters from which those services are coordinated.

  • 2A unit comprising a small number of guns or batteries, and associated personnel, under one officer. Now chiefly historical.

  • 3The command post, division, or headquarters from which military operations are controlled.

  • 4An order or set of orders to fire weapons in a military operation.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From fire + command.

Pronunciation

fire command

/ˈfʌɪə kəˌmɑːnd//ˈfʌɪə kəˌmand/