What does firing mean?

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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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How to say firing in sign language?

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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. Sabiha Maalim:

    There were rockets firing all night, daesh is hitting the military. The military is hitting Daesh. And we are in the middle. We don't know what our future is.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I wasn't going to fire( Mueller). You know why ? Because I watched Richard Nixon go around firing everybody, and that didn't work out too well.

  3. Paul Mumford:

    StanChart and HSBC might well be firing warning shots on their possible relocation to ... tell politicians they won't be bullied, but I think unless these firms start feeling that some politicians are in tune with what they offer the UK, then we might see genuine action ... the threat is there.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    There was a terrorist attack yesterday, in the city of Philadelphia. A terrorist attack, he walks up to the car and starts firing shots. They arrest him, he tells them, he confesses, 'I did it in the name of ISIS,'.

  5. Owner South Maritime Pte Ltd:

    At 0800 hrs GMT, a number of craft approached the Alpine Eternity firing warning shots and the master was ordered by VHF to stop, the master ignored the order and broke away from his passage and headed into UAE waters at the same time requesting assistance. At the point when the order was ignored and when the vessel changed course it was directly fired upon.

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