Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 06:28

firing

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

firing (plural firings)

  1. The process of applying heat or fire, especially to clay etc to produce pottery.
  2. The fuel for a fire.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 2 scene 2
      No more dams I'll make for fish; / Nor fetch in firing / At requiring [...]
  3. The discharge of a gun or other weapon.
  4. The dismissal of someone from a job.

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VerbEdit

firing

  1. Present participle of fire.