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Noun
/ˈfīriNG/,
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firings, plural;
  1. The action of setting fire to something
    • - the deliberate firing of 600 oil wells
  2. The discharging of a gun or other weapon
    • - the prolonged firing caused heavy losses
    • - no missile firings were planned
  3. The dismissal of an employee from a job
    • - the recent firing of the head of the department
  4. The baking or drying of pottery or bricks in a kiln


  1. fire: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
  2. discharge: the act of discharging a gun
  3. ignition: the act of setting something on fire
  4. dismissal: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  5. (fired) discharged: having lost your job
  6. Dismissal (referred to informally as firing or sacking) is the termination of employment by an employer against the will of the worker. ...
  7. Pin firing is the treatment of an injury to a horse's leg, by burning, freezing, or dousing it with acid or caustic chemicals. This is supposed to induce a counter-irritation and speed and/or improve healing. This treatment is used more often on racehorses than on other performance horses. ...
  8. (Fired (film)) Fired is a 2010 Indian horror film starring Rahul Bose and Militza Radmilovic. It is the feature film debut of director Sajit Warrier and premiered at the Cannes Marché du Film on 12 May 2010.
  9. The process of applying heat or fire, especially to clay etc to produce pottery; The fuel for a fire; The discharge of a gun or other weapon; The dismissal of someone from a job
  10. (fired) let go from a job
  11. (Fired) placing the formed “slip” or clay mixture into a special oven where temperatures over 1200 degrees Centigrade can be maintained for long periods, to change the material into the familiar porcelain.
  12. (fired) In ceramics, this is the process by which a clay object is put into a kiln and heated to the point where it becomes a hard solid.
  13. (fired) hardened (as in ceramics) by exposure to intense heat.
  14. Angry : got fired about it
  15. Fired is a reason for work separation. Choose Fired if the applicant is no longer working because you, the employer, initiated the separation for reasons related to the applicant’s actions or inactions, rather than business conditions or work availability.
  16. You were fired because your employer alleged that you violated a company policy, rule or procedure, such as absenteeism or insubordination; because of a disagreement or dispute with a boss or co-worker; or you were fired for any other reason.
  17. Betting a lot. A player who is "firing" is wagering large sums
  18. Process of heating the ware inside a kiln until matured.
  19. The fifth step in the manufacturing of ceramic tile. The tiles are fired in the kiln at temperatures around 2000 degrees Fahrenheit.
  20. the process of rapidly heating the leaf, either with hot air or in a wok, to quickly halt fermentation and dry the leaf to its final product.
  21. Heating clay to the required temperature to harden.
  22. Betting a large amount of money.
  23. Applying a searing instrument, hot iron or electric needle to an injured portion of the leg to promote healing of injury or infirmity.
  24. Used to introduce a train into the online reservation system, making it available on the system for ticket sales and accommodation allotment.
  25. The last step in manufacturing a vitrified or resin bond grinding wheel. Heating clay-based bond materials in vitrified bonds over 2000° F or the resins in resin bonds over 500 °F fuses the materials into a single monlithic structure.