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firing US English

The action of setting fire to something

fire US English

Discharge a gun or other weapon in order to explosively propel (a bullet or projectile)

firing line US English

The line of positions from which gunfire is directed at targets

firing pin US English

A movable pin in a firearm that strikes the primer of a cartridge to set off the charge

firing blanks US English

(Of a man) infertile

firing party US English

A group of soldiers detailed to fire the salute at a military funeral

firing squad US English

A group of soldiers detailed to shoot a condemned person

biscuit firing US English

The first firing of pottery, which permanently hardens the clay

fire on all cylinders US English

Work or function at a peak level of performance

firing blanks in blank US English

(Of a man) infertile

fire up in fire US English

Show sudden anger

fire something off in fire US English

Send a message aggressively, especially as one of a series

fire something up in fire US English

Start (an engine or other device)

fire on all cylinders in fire US English

Work or function at a peak level of performance