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Engelsk navneord: hearth

1. hearth (om genstand) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fireplace was so large you could walk inside it.
He laid a fire in the hearth and lit it.
The hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fireplace, open fireplace

Mindre specifikke termerniche, recess

Mere specifikke termerfire

Omfatter disse specifikke termerchimneypiece, fire iron, fireside, hearth, hearthstone, mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, water back

Omfatter disse overordnede termerchimney

2. hearth (om genstand) home symbolized as a part of the fireplace

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDriven from hearth and home.
Fighting in defense of their firesides.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fireside

Mindre specifikke termerabode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home

Omfatter disse overordnede termerfireplace, hearth, open fireplace

Overordnet anvendelsesynecdoche

3. hearth (om sted) an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fireside

Mindre specifikke termerarea, country

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