firing etymology

English word firing comes from English fire

Detailed word origin of firing

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fire English (eng) A cry of distress indicating that something is on fire. A signal to shoot (countable) a button (on a joypad, joystick or similar device) usually used to make a video game character fire a weapon. (countable) an instance of this chemical reaction, especially when intentionally created and maintained in a specific location to a useful end (such as a campfire or a hearth fire). (countable) the [...]
firing English (eng) The discharge of a gun or other weapon.. The dismissal of someone from a job.. The fuel for a fire.. The process of applying heat or fire, especially to clay etc to produce pottery.

Words with the same origin as firing

Descendants of fire
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