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
Amidst continued wrangling over the firing of Norton Elementary's principal in May, Jefferson County Public Schools has tapped a retired administrator to step in as the school's acting principal.
The action comes as some local activists have called for the officer's firing.
The Hollywood Reporter with some insight into the firing of Lord and Miller from the Han Solo movie.
Since then, it has been reported that Trump is under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller over his May 9 firing of Comey and whether that or other actions by the president constitute obstruction of justice.
Sheriff John Buncich will file formal charges to the Lake County Sheriff's Police Merit Board, which has the authority to handle any disciplinary or firing matters, according to Murchek.
In an essay published on Medium, though, Parker writes about how what should have been a typical exchange between a student and teacher led to a shocking retaliation on Facebook, which ultimately resulted in Morelock's firing in April.
The company eventually terminated more than 20 employees, citing bullying and retaliation as reasons for the firings.
In May, after Comey's firing, Rosenstein assigned Robert Mueller, a respected lawyer who ran the FBI for years under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as special counsel to look into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
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