What does FIRING mean?

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ˈfaɪər ɪŋFIRING

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  1. firingnoun

    The process of applying heat or fire, especially to clay etc to produce pottery.

  2. firingnoun

    The fuel for a fire.

  3. firingnoun

    The discharge of a gun or other weapon.

  4. firingnoun

    The dismissal of someone from a job.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fire, firingnoun

    the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

    "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

  2. discharge, firing, firing offnoun

    the act of discharging a gun

  3. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammationnoun

    the act of setting something on fire

  4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingnoun

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firingnoun

    the act of disharging firearms

  2. Firingnoun

    the mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it

  3. Firingnoun

    the application of fire, or of a cautery

  4. Firingnoun

    the process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat in a kiln

  5. Firingnoun

    fuel; firewood or coal

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. firing

    The act of discharging fire-arms.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIRING in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIRING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of FIRING in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    I think of the things that I’ve done for the country, the firing of James Comey is going to go down as a very good thing, the FBI is great. I know so many people in The FBI. The FBI is The FBI, but some of the people at the top were rotten apples. James Comey was one of them.

  2. Lori Ulrich:

    The government calls it a 'go bag,' it was a backpack. There were no firearms in the house capable of firing that ammunition.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Tomorrow we take the first steps to firing Speaker Pelosi and winning back the House in 2020.

  4. Patrick Reed:

    Instead of attacking flags like I did the first three days, I started to play to the middle of greens, you need to stick to your game plan and keep firing hard.

  5. Richard Blumenthal:

    Ultimately, there may be subpoenas to the President of the United States, just as occurred in 1973 precipitating 'United States v. Nixon' and the similar firing of a special prosecutor, so what's needed now is an independent counsel and special prosecutor.

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