Back fire at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:
Back fire \Back fire\
(a) A fire started ahead of a forest or prairie fire to burn
only against the wind, so that when the two fires meet
both must go out for lack of fuel.
(b) A premature explosion in the cylinder of a gas or oil
engine during the exhaust or the compression stroke,
tending to drive the piston in a direction reverse to
that in which it should travel; also, an explosion in the
exhaust passages of such ah engine.
back fire at English (WD) Of Explained:
Inter: also » backfire
Alternative forms* backfire
EtymologyFrom Inter: term » back + Inter: term » fire.
NounInter: en-nou » n
TranslationsInter: trans-top » controlled fire
Inter: trans-mi » d
Inter: trans-botto » m
Translation: ar » back fire
Translation: my » back fire
Translation: ta » back fire