firing off

  • 1 firing off — noun the act of discharging a gun • Syn: ↑discharge, ↑firing • Derivationally related forms: ↑fire (for: ↑firing), ↑discharge (for: ↑ …

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  • 2 firing — n. 1. Kindling, setting on fire. 2. Discharge (of guns), firing off. 3. Fuel, something to burn. 4. Cautery …

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  • 3 Firing — refers to a decision made by an employer to terminate employment. Though such a decision can be made by an employer for a variety of reasons, ranging from an economic downturn to performance related problems on the part of the employee, being… …

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  • 4 Firing squad synchronization problem — The firing squad synchronization problem is a problem in computer science and cellular automata first proposed by John Myhill in 1957 and published (with a solution) in 1962 by Edward Moore. The problem is analogous to problems of logical design …

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  • 5 firing — išdegimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. burning off; firing vok. Abbrand, m; Einbrennen, n rus. вжигание, n; выгорание, n pranc. brûlure, f …

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  • 6 firing — Synonyms and related words: afflatus, agitation, alcohol, animating spirit, animation, animus, antiaircraft fire, archery, arousal, benzine, briquette, burnable, butane, carbon, cashiering, casting, charcoal, chucking, coal, coke, combustible,… …

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  • 7 firing-pin — part of a mechanism (in a grenade, mine, etc.) which sets off the detonator and explodes the charge …

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  • 8 fire off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms fire off : present tense I/you/we/they fire off he/she/it fires off present participle firing off past tense fired off past participle fired off 1) to quickly send a message or give instructions I sat down and …

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  • 9 Execution by firing squad — Firing squad and shot at dawn redirect here. For other uses, see Firing squad (disambiguation). For the UK memorial, see Shot at Dawn Memorial. Part of a series on Capital punishment …

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  • 10 Cooking off — (or thermally induced firing) refers to ammunition exploding prematurely due to heat in the surrounding environment. It can also refer to a technique used when throwing grenades to achieve a controlled, predictable explosion. A fast cook off is a …

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  • 11 Midnight on the Firing Line — Babylon 5 episode Garibaldi and Ivanova, with Londo in the background Episode no. Season 1 Episode 1 Directed by …

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  • 12 Corrected firing data — was a term used in the U.S. Coast Artillery to refer to firing data (range and azimuth to the target) that had been corrected[1] for various non standard conditions. This could include corrections to range and corrections to azimuth or deflection …

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  • 13 Battle off Cape Gata — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle off Cape Gata partof=Barbary Wars caption= partof=Second Barbary War date=June 17 1815 place=off Cape Gata,Mediterranean sea result=Decisive American victory combatant1= combatant2= commander1= commander2 …

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  • 14 NYPD Rodman's Neck Firing Range — The NYPD Rodman s Neck Firing Range is a 54 Acre police training facility operated by The NYPD Firearms and Tactics Section on Rodman s Neck in the Bronx, New York City. It is used for handgun and rifle practice and qualification by the NYPD, the …

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  • 15 Sawed-off shotgun — Boomstick redirects here. Distinguish from broomstick. For the drummer of T.A.T.u. see Steve Boomstick Wilson. A sawed off break open shotgun of the type commonly known as a Lupara …

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  • 16 let-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: let off 1. : an act or instance of letting off spend the rest of his life in gaol, and a damned lucky let off it is for him Ngaio Marsh specifically : neglect of a chance to dismiss or score against an opponent …

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  • 17 fire off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you fire off a shot, you send a bullet or other missile from a gun. [V P n (not pron)] A gunman fired off a volley of shots into the air... [V P n (not pron)] Cecil now began to panic and fired off two distress rockets. [V n P] …

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  • 18 fire off — I. transitive verb : to complete the firing of (a kiln) II. transitive verb : to write and send usually in haste or anger fired off a memo * * * fire off [phrasal verb] fire (something) off or fire off (something …

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  • 19 Star Trek spin-off fiction — The Star Trek franchise has produced a large number of novels, comic books, video games, and other materials, which are generally considered non canon. Contents 1 The Animated Series 2 Continuity 3 Technical and reference manuals …

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  • 20 Blast Off — Infobox VG title = Blast Off developer = Namco publisher = Namco designer = Nak, Tak release = genre = Vertical scrolling shooter modes = Up to 2 players, alternating turns cabinet = Upright arcade system = Namco System 1 display = Vertical… …

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