Bucket-brigade meaning

A line of people formed to fight a fire by passing buckets of water from a source to the fire.
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A group of people who help out in an urgent situation.
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A line of persons passing buckets of water along in trying to put out a fire.
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A primitive firefighting technique, in which a long line of people pass buckets of water hand-to-hand from the nearest water source to the site of a fire, in an attempt to douse it.
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By extension, any process in which something is passed along a chain.
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