firing

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noun fir·ing \ ˈfī(-ə)r-iŋ \

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

  1. found a flaw in the gun's firing

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First Known Use of firing

14th century




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