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ARRIERE INCENDIE [1 record]

Record 1 1996-06-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Silviculture
DEF

That portion of the fire edge opposite the fastest spreading side .... It usually burns with a slow rate of spread and is easier to handle than other portions of the fire.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Incendies de végétation
  • Feux et explosions
  • Sylviculture
DEF

Partie de la bordure d'un incendie qui est opposée au côté où la propagation du feu est la plus rapide. Le feu s'y développe lentement et avec peu d'intensité.

Key term(s)
  • arrière d'un incendie

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Incendio de la vegetación
  • Fuegos y explosiones
  • Silvicultura
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