on the firing line

Definition of on the firing line

  1. :  in a place or position not protected from attack or criticism School administrators are not on the firing line every day like the teachers are.

Word by Word Definitions

firingplay
  1. :  the act or process of one that fires

    :  the process of maturing ceramic products by the application of heat

lineplay
  1. :  a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

    :  a comparatively strong slender cord

    :  clothesline

  1. :  to mark or cover with a line or lines

    :  to depict with lines :  draw

    :  to place or form a line along

  1. :  to cover the inner surface of

    :  to put something in the inside of :  fill

    :  to serve as the lining of


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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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