What does firing mean?

Definitions for firing
ˈfaɪər ɪŋfir·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fire, firing(noun)

    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 off(noun)

    the act of discharging a gun

  3. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation(noun)

    the act of setting something on fire

  4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. firing(Noun)

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

  2. firing(Noun)

    The fuel for a fire.

  3. firing(Noun)

    The discharge of a gun or other weapon.

  4. firing(Noun)

    The dismissal of someone from a job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firing(noun)

    the act of disharging firearms

  2. Firing(noun)

    the mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it

  3. Firing(noun)

    the application of fire, or of a cautery

  4. Firing(noun)

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

  5. Firing(noun)

    fuel; firewood or coal

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. firing

    The act of discharging fire-arms.

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Numerology

  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. Tom Hayes:

    Well that's sort of ironic that you're firing me given that you were involved in it up to your eyeballs as well.

  2. Jamil Dawoud:

    There were three soldiers. One soldier signaled for the man to come forward, a soldier was on the edge of the road and he tried to move backward when he slipped. The second soldier opened fire, firing four bullets at the man, after that they tried to give him first aid.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I hear [from Europe] voices of condemnation over President Trump’s historic announcement but I have not heard any condemnation for the rocket firing against Israel that has come [after the announcement] and the awful incitement against us.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    Instead of rewarding this great service, President Trump is retaliating against Director Chris Krebs and other officials who did their duty. It's pathetic, but sadly predictable that upholding and protecting our democratic processes would be cause for firing.

  5. Issam Uddin:

    The attackers came around 10:30 a.m. on a pick-up van, they drove it around the back of the school and set it on fire to block the way. Then they went to Gate 1 and killed a soldier, a gatekeeper and a gardener. Firing began and the first suicide attack took place.

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