Firing
Firing Fir"ing, n. 1. The act of discharging firearms. [1913 Webster]

2. The mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

3. The application of fire, or of a cautery. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

4. The process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat in a kiln. [1913 Webster]

5. Fuel; firewood or coal. [Obs.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

{Firing iron}, an instrument used in cauterizing. [1913 Webster]


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