Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of firing or feeding fuel to a fire through a door in the side of a furnace.

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Examples

  • The U.S. general who led the Libyan mission before NATO's takeover said Washington still provides some strike aircraft to NATO including powerful side-firing AC-130 gunship.

    Libyan rebels say NATO airstrike thwarted tank attack

  • The Slice's two side-firing speakers pump out a modest six watts each, but they sound surprisingly full for their size keep in mind that the projector sits closer to you than a television's speakers would.

    The Portable Big Picture Show

  • "According to statistics," State Chick says, side-firing the PowerPoint remote to show a charted pie, "at least twelve of you in this room have already made or will make some sort of suicidal attempt or gesture."

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • But beyond this common convenience, it also packs a 4-port USB hub and dual, side-firing speakers.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • These heavily armed aircraft incorporate side-firing weapons integrated with sophisticated sensor, navigation and fire control systems to provide surgical firepower or area saturation during extended periods, at night and in adverse weather.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • It bristles with side-firing cannons, including a 105mm howitzer.

    Schmauss, Mark J.

  • On some models, a computer automatically translated sensor data into instructions for the pilot, who kept his fixed, side-firing guns trained on target by adjusting the angle of bank as he circled.

    Mercer, Jacob E.

  • Where some manufacturers (and Samsung, initially) adopt rear-firing LED bulbs behind the action - giving them the ability to switch zones of them on and off to control extreme brightness and black levels - the C7000's are side-firing.

    Pocket-lint

  • There's a 6. 5-inch long-throw, side-firing driver housed inside a bass-reflex enclosure with a front port.

    Maximum PC all RSS Feed

  • A non-directional counter, the PC-TB12 is both front and side-firing to accommodate a variety of entry styles.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

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