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    Cool Creeping fire

    What's a creeping fire? Is there another comprehensible way to express it?

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    Re: Creeping fire

    Context will indicate the type of fire, and you could probably use any synonym for "creeping".

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    Cool Re: Creeping fire

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Context will indicate the type of fire, and you could probably use any synonym for "creeping".
    Context doesn't help this time; there are not more indications on this type of fire. I have read somewhere as for "creeping fire" that it means "Fire spreading slowly over the ground, generally with a low flam." What I'm asking for is some sort of English word or expression of more common use saying the same.

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    Re: Creeping fire

    No - the phrase expresses it perfectly.

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    Re: Creeping fire

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    "Fire spreading slowly over the ground, generally with a low flame." What I'm asking for is some sort of English word or expression of more common use saying the same.

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    What's wrong with "creeping fire"? Even though I am not a native-speaker and I haven't heard of this usage before, as soon as I had seen the title, its image came to my mind(as defined by the one you've found on net), let alone whether it is widely used by native-speakers or not. So it's OK to me.

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    Cool Re: Creeping fire

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    What's wrong with "creeping fire"? Even though I am not a native-speaker and I haven't heard of this usage before, as soon as I had seen the title, its image came to my mind(as defined by the one you've found on net), let alone whether it is widely used by native-speakers or not. So it's OK to me.
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