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Synonyms for firebug

a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

a true bug: brightly colored bug that can exude a stain

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The intention of Firefox developers is to have a better alternative to traditional developer tools such as FireBug, Opera Dragonfly, and other similar developer tools available in other browsers.
Each individual firebug behaved in a unique manner, consistent across all of the experiments.
FirePHP enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call.
Numerous addons are available that extend the capabilities of FireBug - even though it itself is an add-on - with support for XPath, speed tests and much more.
Today police and fire experts said they were convinced the blaze was the work of a firebug.
What: Ray Liotta stars in this film version of the story of a Glendale Fire Department hero who was a firebug.
There is enough melodramatic destruction in ``Volcano'' to satisfy the firebug in most moviegoers.
A FIREBUG who caused pounds 26,000 of damage to an Islamic Relief Centre has been found hanged in his cell a day after being jailed for 15 months.
A FIREBUG targeted a series of wheeled rubbish bins in Sheepridge early today.
A FIREBUG was being hunted last night after an empty house was set alight just weeks after an pounds 85,000 revamp following an earlier blaze.
COPS are hunting a firebug after a blaze ripped through a tenement block.
Police are hunting a firebug who set fire to a pounds 200,000 luxury villa being built in Dunfermline.
A FIREBUG caught because he burnt his face while setting a car alight escaped a jail sentence yesterday.
A FIREBUG torched a court because he was furious about being found guilty by a sheriff.
DETECTIVES are hunting a firebug who started blazes at two schools.