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1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Firing Pin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word firing-pin


1. Noun Phrase
Take the firing pin and two firing pin springs out of the firing pin recess inside the slide.

2. Noun Phrase
Slide the firing pin into the firing pin recess inside the slide followed by the two firing springs.

3. Noun Phrase
Use the firing-pin arm to force the firing pin toward the slide plate.

4. Noun Phrase
Ensure the firing pin is locked to the rear.

2. firing

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

Synonyms

  • discharge
  • gun
  • shot
  • firing off

Antonyms

  • hire
  • ground stroke
  • defend
  • praise

3. firing

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

Synonyms

  • lighting
  • combustion
  • burning
  • ignition
  • kindling

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise

4. 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

5. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] to hold fast or prevent from moving.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • trap

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • die
  • stay

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.

Synonyms

  • scatter pin
  • brooch
  • tie tack
  • tiepin
  • scarfpin
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • stickpin
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • natural object
  • add

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] informal terms for the leg.

Synonyms

  • leg
  • peg

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • dinghy
  • thole
  • rowboat
  • tholepin
  • rowlock
  • oarlock
  • peg

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • fail

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things.

Synonyms

  • rivet
  • safety pin
  • barrette
  • lynchpin
  • peg
  • fastener
  • hairpin
  • gudgeon pin
  • nog
  • bitt pin
  • fixing
  • hatpin
  • head
  • wrist pin
  • holdfast
  • fastening
  • linchpin
  • straight pin
  • pinhead
  • skewer
  • stem
  • shank

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • detach
  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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