Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of firing a furnace in which a gas or a liquid that has been vaporized is used as a fuel.

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Examples

  • Also unclear Wednesday was federal agents 'rationale for sending in tear gas-firing tanks to end a

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  • The disclosure came as Michael Sammon, a fugitive crime baron, was convicted of masterminding the importation of hundreds of gas-firing flare guns into Britain, which were converted into lethal weapons.

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  • In one boss battle, one minion needs to lead the boss to carefully positioned gas-firing pillars, which then need to be farted on by the green minion to project a damage-dealing green stream.

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  • Nevertheless, the domestic advantages of gas firing are very marked; and when a properly constructed stove is properly installed, the hygienic advantages of gas-firing are alone equally conspicuous -- for the disfavor with which gas-firing is regarded by many physicians is due to experience gained with apparatus warming principally by convection [Footnote:

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

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