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Engelsk navneord: firing

1. firing (om handling) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes.
They retreated in the face of withering enemy fire.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fire


Mindre specifikke termerattack, onrush, onset, onslaught


Mere specifikke termerantiaircraft fire, artillery fire, barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, broadside, burst, call fire, cannon fire, concentrated fire, counterfire, counterpreparation fire, cover, covering fire, crossfire, destruction fire, direct fire, distributed fire, fratricide, friendly fire, fusillade, grazing fire, harassing fire, hostile fire, indirect fire, interdiction fire, massed fire, neutralization fire, observed fire, preparation fire, radar fire, registration fire, salvo, scheduled fire, searching fire, shelling, supporting fire, suppressive fire, unobserved fire, volley

2. firing (om handling) the act of discharging a gun


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discharge, firing off


Mindre specifikke termershooting, shot


Mere specifikke termergun

3. firing (om handling) the act of setting something on fire


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ignition, inflammation, kindling, lighting


Mindre specifikke termerburning, combustion

4. firing (om handling) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discharge, dismissal, dismission, liberation, release, sack, sacking


Mindre specifikke termerconclusion, ending, termination


Mere specifikke termerconge, congee, deactivation, dishonorable discharge, honorable discharge, inactivation, removal, Section Eight, superannuation









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