Definition of fireplace in English:



  • 1A place for a domestic fire, especially a grate or hearth at the base of a chimney.

    ‘Tess cleared the ashes from the fireplace’
    ‘a big open fireplace with a brick surround’
    ‘a cast-iron stove was installed in the old fireplace’
    • ‘The focal point in this room is a raised fireplace with whitewashed brick surround.’
    • ‘Across the hallway is a another room which has an open fireplace and bay window.’
    • ‘We were lying on my bed with mugs of hot chocolate, watching the fire in my bedroom fireplace.’
    • ‘Both rooms have open fireplaces with tiled hearths and surrounds, as well as picture rails and ceiling coving.’
    • ‘Many of the rooms have working window shutters and open fireplaces, retaining the house's original Georgian charm.’
    • ‘On the ground floor the drawing room and dining room have open fireplaces while the first and second floor contain the five bedrooms.’
    • ‘Other features include a modern fireplace with marble surround and ceiling coving.’
    • ‘The front door opens onto the living room, which has an open fireplace and timber flooring.’
    • ‘In the cities, people make small fires in their gardens or in open fireplaces.’
    • ‘Both feature high ceilings, the original coving and original fireplaces with mahogany surrounds.’
    • ‘We didn't have a fireplace and the only chimney on our roof fed straight into the oil burner.’
    • ‘Two further reception rooms both have open fireplaces, while the kitchen includes another more informal, dining area.’
    • ‘She pulled the blanket off, and saw that there was a fire in the fireplace of the cabin.’
    • ‘A fire sat in the fireplace, lighting the hut so that everything could be seen.’
    • ‘The room has a picture rail and the original fireplace with a mahogany surround.’
    • ‘The room has a high vaulted ceiling and a raised fireplace with a marble hearth and brick surround.’
    • ‘There are two reception rooms located off the entrance hall, both with fireplaces with cast iron surrounds and timber floors.’
    • ‘In my neighborhood, none of the fireplaces has dampers or chimneys.’
    • ‘The public areas have immense character, with heavily beamed ceilings and cosy open fireplaces, including an old cast iron range in the lounge.’
    • ‘All she wanted was dinner at home, a fire in the fireplace and a bottle of wine to share.’
    1. 1.1 A structure surrounding a fireplace.
      ‘a chipped tile fireplace’
      • ‘Reproductions from the Victorian era include tiles made for floors, walls, and fireplaces.’
      • ‘Both have polished wooden floorboards and original tiled fireplaces, one of which has been fitted with a gas fire.’
      • ‘It has a varnished oak floor, arched ceiling and brick fireplace with tiled hearth.’
      • ‘To the left is a set of equal size reception rooms with matching tiled fireplaces.’
      • ‘Elegant drawing rooms lead off a grand entrance hall via double doors and have feature fireplaces with French doors opening to the gardens at the back.’
      • ‘The hall leads to a drawing room with a deep bay window and tiled fireplace with mahogany surround.’
      • ‘The living room is located to the left of the hall and features a marble fireplace with gas fire.’
      • ‘The two other double bedrooms both retain their original tiled fireplaces, while one also has wooden flooring.’
      • ‘It is fitted with a brick fireplace with gas fire inset and has views over the side gardens.’
      • ‘Stone is often used for fireplaces, hearths, and accent walls in the home.’
      • ‘Inside, the apartments include oak-veneered internal doors and fireplaces with gas fire insets.’
      • ‘The living room has an original fireplace with a gas fire and the kitchen has a sink and a cooker.’
      • ‘Inside the villa are lovely fireplaces, as well as lanterns and tiles with floral patterns in bas-relief.’
      • ‘First is a two-bedroomed, first floor flat with a period fireplace and real gas fire.’
      • ‘Slate is quarried stone used for fireplaces, hearths, and floors in the home.’
      • ‘Prominent brick or stone fireplaces with deep hearths are common.’
      • ‘Inside, the living room has a terracotta colour scheme and a tiled fireplace with gas fire.’
      • ‘There are also two well-proportioned reception rooms, both with plasterwork and period tiled fireplaces.’
      • ‘To the left is the main living room, which has a feature fireplace with raised hearth.’
      • ‘The property has two marble fireplaces with marble hearths and fitted units in the kitchen.’