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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fir·ing /ˈfaɪrɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 點火 發射

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fir·ing, n.
 1. The act of discharging firearms.
 2. The mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it.
 3. The application of fire, or of a cautery.
 4. The process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat in a kiln.
 5. Fuel; firewood or coal. [Obs.]
 Firing iron, an instrument used in cauterizing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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"
           [syn: fire]
      2: the act of discharging a gun [syn: discharge, firing off]
      3: the act of setting on fire or catching fire [syn: ignition,
          lighting, kindling, inflammation]
      4: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free
         to depart) [syn: dismissal, dismission, discharge, liberation,
          release, sack, sacking]