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sur·face fire

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  1. surface firenoun

    a forest fire that burns only the surface litter and undergrowth


  1. surface fire

    A surface fire is a type of wildfire that spreads across the surface of the forest or vegetation and mainly burns dead plant materials, such as leaves, twigs, and grasses, lying on the ground. The intensity of a surface fire can vary, affecting vegetation and the soil to different extents. Often, they are beneficial for regenerating the ecosystem by clearing away accumulated dead leaves and branches.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surface fire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surface fire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of surface fire in a Sentence

  1. Scott Applewhite:

    The Washburn fire is a relatively small, very slow moving surface fire, burning mainly at low intensity in mild to moderate fire weather, including in dense forests with no forest management history and an abundance of live and dead trees, this underscores what John Muir Project and hundreds of scientists have been saying for years: it’s not primarily about the density of live or dead trees, it’s about the weather and climate, and climate change.


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