Meaning of fire point in English:

fire point

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪə pɔɪnt/


  • 1 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.