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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fire


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattack, onrush, onset, onslaught


Mere spesifikke uttrykkantiaircraft 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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)discharge, firing off


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkshooting, shot


Mere spesifikke uttrykkgun

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkburning, combustion

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconclusion, ending, termination


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconge, congee, deactivation, dishonorable discharge, honorable discharge, inactivation, removal, Section Eight, superannuation









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