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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]