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fire hose

A strong, heavy stream of something. When I defended my dissertation, it felt like the questions were coming at me like a fire hose.
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The inventor, who is a Fire Captain and Emergency Medical Technician, has also developed a working prototype of the Compact Fire Hose Cart that he has utilized personally with success.
The first question that came up was about the 36M-1 for hydrostatically testing the fire hoses.
One day, along came the fire chief, and would you believe it - he discovered that on turning the gleaming tap, no water came out and the fire hose for all its polish, was useless.
The hook has a notch to fit the lugs on older fire hoses.
The guard rushed to the site and found that the stainless steel door of the fire hose box had been blown six meters away and the hose had fallen outside.
I cut up a fire hose to use as our line of scrimmage, and put another one 10 yards away.
The early edition of the day's paper, writes Baker, included "a long account of the heroic efforts of Henry Nehf, a druggist and volunteer fireman from Terre Haute, Indiana, whose body had been found in the remains of a burned and collapsed building, his right arm over his head, as if to fend off the ceiling, and his left around the nozzle of a fire hose.
bought the building with an existing tenant -- Superior Fire Hose Corp, -- in place
WORCESTER -- Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute soon will launch a major research project aimed at developing a piece of public safety equipment many people might assume already exists: A fireproof fire hose.
The Westwood Heath Club plays host to The Fire Hose 1 Dixieland Band on Sunday afternoon.
Being that a fire hose is made to be durable, it can be assumed (but not guaranteed) that the bag will stand the test of time.
The Fire Hose Shirt Jac from Duluth Trading is tough, water resistant (think drizzles, not deluges), rip resistant and comfortable.
I've written letters on this subject at least three times, proposing fire hose use for defence pending police arrival and tear-gas dispersal action.
Police are investigating after yobs are alleged to have flooded a pensioner out of his flat with a fire hose.
To find the most waterproof coat, the five were sprayed with a fire hose at full pelt by the hunky firemen of Bluewatch at Cardiff Central Fire Station.