Definition of fire point in English:

fire point


  • 1Chiefly poetic. A point of light; especially a star.

  • 2The lowest temperature at which a volatile substance will continue to burn after its vapour has been ignited.

  • 3A place in a building at which firefighting equipment such as a fire extinguisher is sited.


Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From fire + point.


fire point

/ˈfʌɪə pɔɪnt/