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  • 1 Firing pin — A firing pin or striker is part of the firing mechanism used in a firearm or explosive device e.g. an M14 landmine or bomb fuze. Firing pins may take many forms, though the types used in landmines, bombs, grenade fuzes or other single use devices …

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  • 2 firing — n. 1 the discharging of guns. 2 material for a fire, fuel. 3 the heating process which hardens clay into pottery etc. Phrases and idioms: firing line 1 the front line in a battle. 2 the leading part in an activity etc. firing party a group… …

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  • 3 firing cracks —    Cracks appearing in a cooling material, caused by the tension from the different rates of its shrinking. For example, in clay after its firing, or in metal after it has been cast. Also see temperature …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 firing — /fuyeur ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that fires. 2. material for a fire; fuel. 3. the act of baking ceramics or glass. [1375 1425; late ME; see FIRE, ING1] * * * …

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  • 6 firing — fir•ing [[t]ˈfaɪər ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act of a person or thing that fires 2) material for a fire; fuel 3) cer the act of baking ceramics • Etymology: 1375–1425 …

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  • 7 firing — /ˈfaɪərɪŋ/ (say fuyuhring) noun 1. the act of someone or something that fires. 2. material for a fire; fuel. 3. the act of baking ceramics or glass …

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  • 8 Writing material — refers to the materials that provide the surfaces on which humans use writing instruments to inscribe writings. The same materials can also be used for symbolic or representational drawings. Building material on which writings or drawings are… …

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  • 9 Naturally occurring radioactive material — Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (TENORM) consist of materials, usually industrial wastes or by products enriched with radioactive elements found in the… …

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  • 10 fuel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Combustible material Nouns 1. fuel, firing, combustible; inflammable, burnable; ignite; fossil fuel; solar, nuclear, etc. energy. See heat, power. 2. peat, turf; [bituminous, soft, anthracite, hard,… …

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  • 11 fuel — n. Firing, combustible matter, combustibles, material for burning, firing material …

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  • 12 fuse — I. v. a. 1. Melt, liquefy (by heat), smelt. 2. Amalgamate, blend, commingle, intermingle, intermix, make homogeneous. II. v. n. 1. Melt, be fused. 2. Blend, intermingle, coalesce, amalgamate. III. n. Match, igniting t …

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  • 13 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 14 Raku ware — A 16th century black Raku style chawan, used for thick tea (Tokyo National Museum) File:Tea bowl with designs of pine boughs and interlocking circles, unknown raku ware workshop, Kyoto, 18th 19th Cent, Freer Gallery of Art.jpg Tea bowl with… …

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  • 15 Ceramic engineering — Simulation of the outside of the Space Shuttle as it heats up to over 1,500 °C (2,730 °F) during re entry into the Earth s atmosphere Ceramic engineering is the science and technology of creating objects from inorganic, non metallic… …

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  • 16 brick and tile — ▪ building material Introduction       structural clay products, manufactured as standard units, used in building construction.       The brick, first produced in a sun dried form at least 6,000 years ago and the forerunner of a wide range of… …

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  • 17 Pottery — Pot and Pots redirect here. For Pot, see Pot (disambiguation). For POTS, see POTS (disambiguation). Unfired green ware pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum …

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  • 18 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 19 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 20 Porcelain — Fine China redirects here. For the band, see Fine China (band). This article is about the ceramic material. For other uses, see Porcelain (disambiguation). Chinese moon flask, 1723 35, Qing Dynasty …

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