Definition of firing
1 : the act or process of one that fires
2 : the process of maturing ceramic products by the application of heat
Examples of firing in a Sentence
found a flaw in the gun's firing
Recent Examples of firing from the Web
Lindo ended it by pulling out a gun and firing several times.
U.S. officials also leaked an Oval Office conversation between Trump and top Russian diplomats the day after Comey’s firing in which Trump reportedly said the dismissal would relieve pressure on him from the Russia investigation.
Mueller’s separate probe could conceivably look at the circumstances surrounding Comey’s firing.
Dubke has worked closely with Sean Spicer in helping manage communications strategy – including responses to crises such as the firing of James Comey and other policy rollouts.
Wilson's firing of Public Works Director Jennifer Fidler and Community Development Director Sherry Sullivan earlier this year sparked outrage among Kant supporters and worries from the council, which abruptly implemented a hiring freeze.
Hundreds were blinded or maimed by the firing of government forces.
The demonstration started Friday morning with dozens of protesters in front of the airport, picketing and firing off a series of chants in Spanish.
The firing of the former F.B.I. director James Comey highlights some of the dangers here.
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