Fir"ing, n.

1.

The act of disharging firearms.

2.

The mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it.

Knight.

3.

The application of fire, or of a cautery.

Dunglison.

4.

The process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat in a kiln.

5.

Fuel; firewood or coal.

[Obs.]

Mortimer.

Firing iron, an instrument used in cauterizing.

 

© Webster 1913.

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