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firing order

the sequence of ignition in the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine
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  • “See that yours are loaded and in firing order,” Rivas added, at the same time looking to his own.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • Opening ports in a jiffy, and with gun crews at quarters on both starboard and port, he gave the firing order.

  • The diagram describing sequence of operations in each cylinder is based on a firing order of one, two, four, three.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag

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