Meaning of Fire
What is Fire:
The heat and light produced by combustion are known as fire. Also, it alludes to matter lit on a coal or flame; such as charcoal, firewood, among others.
Fire, also refers to the extensive portions that burn in a fortuitous or provoked way causing the destruction of things that were not intended to be burned.
By extension, fire is the mode of cooking in which heat burners are used at the temperature desired by the individual.
In a figurative sense, fire is the ardor that some passions of the mind excite; like love, anger, among others. For example: the fire of anger dominates him.
Wildfire is an erratic flame that occurs close to the ground, especially in marshy places and cemeteries, due to the ignition of hydrogen phosphide released from decomposing organic matter.
On the other hand, fireworks, identify rockets and other gunpowder devices, which are made for enjoyment or amusement.
Fire carries a series of negative consequences –destruction of things through fires-, but in the case of the individual it can involve serious problems in their health, such as burners and poisonings due to the inhalation of fire. By virtue of the degree of the burn, it can lead to the death of the individual.
Finally, the fire was transcendental for man. Formerly, the human being did not have matches, lighters, or matches, so he made fire through friction and persecution, and it was thanks to this discovery by man, that anthropologists affirm that at this time he felt superiority and differences with respect to other living beings.
In relation to the above, I incorporate fire in his directed tasks such as: cooking, lighting, and means of defense of some animals.
Regarding this term, it is important to name the individuals who engage in pyromania, analyzed in the area of psychology, for their need to burn something and the larger the fire, the more satisfactory for the individual.
In English, fire is "Fire".
See also Fire.
Fire in philosophy
Fire is the mildest and most active of the four elements (water, earth, air, fire) that various ancient philosophers distinguished in the constitution of the world. The four elements represent the four forms of matter that symbolize the different behaviors of nature.
The theory of the four elements begins in Greek philosophy, beginning with Heraclitus who stated that fire is the material substrate of the universe. For his part, Empedocles stated that fire is the operating principle of action on the rest of the elements.
Fire is seen as an element that drives away and destroys all evil, purifies, and cleanses the soul, and everything that the individual possesses in his power, such as the home.
On the other hand, according to the different biblical passages in which the term fire is developed, it can be concluded that the fire of God purifies, sustains and protects the individual.
- And who can endure the time of his coming? Or who will be able to stand when he appears? For he is like a cleansing fire, and like laundry soap. (Malachi 3: 2)
- But you, understand well today that the Lord your God will advance in front of you, and that he will destroy them like a consuming fire and submit them to your power. You will drive them out and annihilate them at once, just as the Lord has promised you. (Deuteronomy 9: 3)
- "And I will be to her: a wall of fire all around, and I will be glory in the midst of her." (Zechariah 2: 5)
Phrases with fire
- "Slow fire": it is implied the damage or harm that is being done little by little.
- "Cast fire through the eyes": through the gaze the individual shows anger or rage.
- "Playing with fire": playing with someone or with something that can be dangerous.
- "Put your hands in the fire": blindly trust another person.