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firing

synonym (synonym of firing)

hypernym (firing IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the act of discharging a gun (noun.act)
    the act of firing a projectile (noun.act)
     
  • the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy (noun.act)
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) (noun.act)
     
  • the act of setting something on fire (noun.act)
    the act of burning something (noun.act)
     
  • the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) (noun.act)
    the act of ending something (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF firing relation)

  • the act of discharging a gun (noun.act)
    the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies (noun.act)
     
  • the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy (noun.act)
    firing at enemy aircraft (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered on a specific target in response to a request from the supported unit (noun.act)
     
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    fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    fire from two or more weapons directed at a single target or area (as fire by batteries of two or more warships) (noun.act)
     
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    fire intended to neutralize or destroy enemy weapons (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    intensive prearranged fire delivered when the immanence of enemy attack is discovered (noun.act)
     
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    fire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    fire delivered for the sole purpose of destroying material objects (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered on a target that is visible to the person aiming it (noun.act)
     
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    fire dispersed so as to engage effectively an area target (noun.act)
     
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    fire that injures or kills an ally (noun.act)
     
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    fire that injures or kills an enemy (noun.act)
     
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    fire approximately parallel to the ground; the center of the cone of fire does rise above 1 meter from the ground (noun.act)
     
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    fire designed to disturb the rest of enemy troops and to curtail movement and to lower enemy morale (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered on a target that is not itself used as the point of aim for the weapons (noun.act)
     
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    fire directed to an area to prevent the enemy from using that area (noun.act)
     
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    fire that is delivered in order to render the target ineffective or unusable (noun.act)
     
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    fire for which the point of impact (the burst) can be seen by an observer; fire can be adjusted on the basis of the observations (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault (noun.act)
     
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    gunfire aimed a target that is being tracked by radar (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered to obtain accurate data for subsequent effective engagement of targets (noun.act)
     
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    prearranged fire delivered at a predetermined time (noun.act)
     
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    fire distributed in depth by successive changes in the elevation of the gun (noun.act)
     
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    fire delivered by supporting units to protect or assist a unit in combat (noun.act)
     
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    fire on or about a weapon system to degrade its performance below what is needed to fulfill its mission objectives (noun.act)
     
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    fire for which the point of impact (the bursts) cannot be observed (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    fire delivered by artillery (noun.act)
     
  • the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) (noun.act)
    the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension) (noun.act)
     
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    an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    dismissal from office (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from firing)

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