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firing

[fahyuh r-ing] /ˈfaɪər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that fires.
2.
material for a fire; fuel.
3.
the act of baking ceramics or glass.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see fire, -ing1
Related forms
unfiring, adjective
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firing

/ˈfaɪərɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process of baking ceramics, etc, in a kiln or furnace: a second firing
2.
the act of stoking a fire or furnace
3.
a discharge of a firearm
4.
something used as fuel, such as coal or wood
5.
(US) a scorching of plants, as a result of disease, drought, or heat
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