seen fire

seen fire

[′sēn ′fīr]
(ordnance)
Fire which is continuously aimed at the future position of an aircraft, the aim being derived from visual observation.
References in classic literature ?
He had seen fire, but only when Ara, the lightning, had destroyed some great tree.
D'Artagnan parted from his friend that same night, after having seen fire set to the carriage upon the shore by the orders of Saint-Mars, according to the advice the captain had given him.
Three options were considered, including funding the gap entirely from money provided by councils, using a mixture of internal savings and council money, or large-scale cuts that would have seen fire stations closed.
In recent weeks, the nation has seen fire tragedies in various establishments.
These cases include house fire but during last 15 days, we have seen fire in large areas, causing a huge impact on air quality," Gopal Rai said.
Some users claimed they had seen fire engines and ambulances in the area, but officials said no units had been sent to the half-mile tall building.
Production for the programme, which has seen fire crews dousing flames in buildings and wrecked vehicles, has been going on at a variety of locations in the city throughout the week.
THE big thaw has seen fire crews battle flooding incidents across Teesside.
" It took me three minutes to get there and I've never seen fire travel through a building so fast.
``We have not seen fire behaviour like this for 20 to 30 years,'' Koperberg told Australian Prime Minister John Howard as he inspected some of the worst areas in Sydney's Blue Mountains.
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue safety officer Brian George said: "Residents in the High Street area will have seen fire crews out and about.
February's exceptional conditions have seen fires at Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, on Saddleworth Moor in West Yorkshire and in North Wales, Sussex and Lancashire.