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1. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction.

Synonyms

  • chemical action
  • chemical change
  • chemical mechanism
  • biochemical mechanism

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • defense
  • dangerous

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word firing-mechanism


1. Noun Phrase
Remove all ammunition from the weapon and lock the bolt or firing mechanism in the open position.

2. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] the technical aspects of doing something.

Synonyms

  • execution
  • mechanics
  • carrying out
  • performance

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

3. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function.

Synonyms

  • transmission mechanism
  • barrier
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

4. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.

Synonyms

  • control
  • drive
  • cartridge remover
  • gear
  • steering linkage
  • actuator
  • mechanical device
  • action
  • whirler
  • delayed action
  • extractor
  • tape drive
  • action mechanism
  • cartridge ejector
  • cooling
  • drive line system
  • ignition system
  • clockwork
  • robot
  • axis of rotation
  • drive line
  • fail-safe
  • steering system
  • workings
  • golem
  • tape transport
  • steering mechanism
  • device
  • radiator
  • axis
  • automaton
  • gear mechanism
  • hydraulic system
  • cartridge extractor
  • controller
  • transport
  • lock
  • carriage
  • ignition
  • film advance
  • ejector
  • rotating mechanism
  • works
  • homing device

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

5. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes.

Synonyms

  • philosophical doctrine

Antonyms

  • rotor
  • activation

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

6. firing

noun. ['ˈfaɪrɪŋ, ˈfaɪɝrɪŋ'] the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy.

Synonyms

  • barrage fire
  • counterpreparation fire
  • preparation fire
  • covering fire
  • counterfire
  • direct fire
  • crossfire
  • registration fire
  • volley
  • shelling
  • fusillade
  • observed fire
  • attack
  • scheduled fire
  • fratricide
  • antiaircraft fire
  • concentrated fire
  • cover
  • cannon fire
  • indirect fire
  • unobserved fire
  • destruction fire
  • burst
  • distributed fire
  • supporting fire
  • battery
  • onslaught
  • massed fire
  • artillery fire
  • neutralization fire
  • harassing fire
  • suppressive fire
  • interdiction fire
  • call fire
  • radar fire
  • salvo
  • broadside
  • searching fire
  • onset
  • bombardment
  • hostile fire
  • barrage
  • onrush
  • friendly fire
  • grazing fire

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • implode
  • lack
  • inactivity

7. firing

noun. ['ˈfaɪrɪŋ, ˈfaɪɝrɪŋ'] the act of discharging a gun.

Synonyms

  • discharge
  • gun
  • shot
  • firing off

Antonyms

  • hire
  • ground stroke
  • defend
  • praise

8. firing

noun. ['ˈfaɪrɪŋ, ˈfaɪɝrɪŋ'] the act of setting something on fire.

Synonyms

  • lighting
  • combustion
  • burning
  • ignition
  • kindling

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise

9. firing

noun. ['ˈfaɪrɪŋ, ˈfaɪɝrɪŋ'] the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).

Synonyms

  • deactivation
  • superannuation
  • ending
  • Section Eight
  • liberation
  • release
  • inactivation
  • discharge
  • dishonorable discharge
  • dismissal
  • honorable discharge
  • conclusion
  • sacking
  • dismission
  • congee
  • conge
  • termination
  • sack

Antonyms

  • end
  • finish
  • evolution
  • unmask
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