fire crack

fire crack

[′fīr ‚krak]
(engineering)
A crack resulting from thermal stress which propagates on the heated side of a shell or header in a boiler or a heat transfer surface.
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Israeli forces opened fire cracked down on the rally, detaining two protestors and causing several others to suffocate from tear gas inhalation.
Tenders are invited for Supply of fire cracks on 106.15 night ensuing of ammavari jagarana day
Don't get me wrong, I have had some really fire cracked and ugly looking barrels shoot well but their percentages in the whole population would have been less than ugly barrels that shoot poorer than average.
The heat of the fire cracked the chimney, allowing the fire to spread.
He said: "I heard someone in the (victim's) house shout 'Get out!' "I came outside with other people shivering in pyjamas.Within minutes, the fire cracked the upstairs windows of our next door neighbour's house.
Also present were too many fire cracks to ever seriously compete with superior imported models but latter models were far, far better moulded and larger, more impressive, but the decorating let them down as the palette was quite garish.
The inspiration came when, spending Christmas Day sitting in front of a log fire, Tom saw his children cheering every time the logs in the fire cracked and popped in the flames.
Yellow men with hats and hoses draw crowds of children from their homes, cheering and shouting as the fire cracks a beam on the building's roof.
Artillery fire cracked incessantly at a frontline outpost in northern Afghanistan yesterday, and fighters in an anti-Taliban alliance said they were eager to take advantage of the current US air assault to advance.
A T-pipe joint in a system to protect buildings against fire cracked in service and Central Sprinkler called WIDL for investigation (figure 3).
The snap came later when, spending Christmas Day sitting in front of a log fire, Tom saw his children cheering every time the logs in the fire cracked in the flames.
The backs of the barrels were rough and fire cracked and often only lasted a mere 500 rounds before accuracy was completely lost.