firing
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firing(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of firing a weapon)
a. los disparos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The firing stopped and, immediately afterward, they saw a white flag being raised over the barricade.Cesaron los disparos y, acto seguido, vieron una bandera blanca alzarse por encima de la barricada.
2. (ceramics)
a. la cocción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We do the firing of our ceramic work in an electric kiln.La cocción de nuestras cerámicas se lleva a cabo en un horno eléctrico.
3. (ignition)
a. el encendido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It seems like the engine's firing is out of sync.Parece que el encendido del motor no está bien sincronizado.
4. (act of firing from a job)
a. el despido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The firing of the eight employees sparked outrage in the office.El despido de los ocho empleados provocó indignación en la oficina.
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firing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el disparos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
to be in the firing lineestar en la línea de fuego or en el punto de mira
firing squadpelotón de ejecución or de fusilamiento
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firing [ˈfaɪərɪŋ]
noun
1 (bullets) disparos (m); (exchange of fire) tiroteo (m)
2 (Aut) encendido (m)
3 [of bricks, pottery] cocción (f)
4 especially (US) despido (m)
modifier
firing hammer (n)
firing pin See culture box in entry firing.
firing line (n) línea (f) de fuego
to be in the firing line (Mil) also estar en la línea de fuego
And you told me not to worry. As far as I can see I'm now in the firing line
firing pin (n) martillo (m); percutor (m)
Malaysia newspapers reported that two stray artillery shells from a Singapore army firing range landed close to the Malaysian coast
firing squad (n) pelotón (m) (de fusilamiento)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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firing squad
el pelotón de fusilamiento
execution by firing squad
ejecución por un pelotón de fusilamiento
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