Firing sentence example

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  • The soldiers started firing without orders.
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  • But the firing and shouting did not relate to them.
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  • The ranks of the infantry disappeared amid the smoke but their long- drawn shout and rapid musketry firing could still be heard.
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  • The firing grew louder and louder.
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  • Whom are they firing at?
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  • He was told that there in Perkhushkovo the earth trembled from the firing, but nobody could answer his questions as to who had won.
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  • These puffs of smoke and (strange to say) the sound of the firing produced the chief beauty of the spectacle.
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  • Pierre saw that there was a bridge in front of him and that soldiers were doing something on both sides of it and in the meadow, among the rows of new-mown hay which he had taken no notice of amid the smoke of the campfires the day before; but despite the incessant firing going on there he had no idea that this was the field of battle.
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  • The booming cannonade and the fusillade of musketry were growing more intense over the whole field, especially to the left where Bagration's fleches were, but where Pierre was the smoke of the firing made it almost impossible to distinguish anything.
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  • Sometimes shouts were heard through the firing, but it was impossible to tell what was being done there.
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  • Occasionally he stopped, listened to the firing, and gazed intently at the battlefield.
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  • Without moving from that spot or firing a single shot the regiment here lost another third of its men.
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  • Scarcely had Pierre laid his head on the pillow before he felt himself falling asleep, but suddenly, almost with the distinctness of reality, he heard the boom, boom, boom of firing, the thud of projectiles, groans and cries, and smelled blood and powder, and a feeling of horror and dread of death seized him.
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  • He was told by his fellow officers that the screams of the crowd and the shrieks of the woman were due to the fact that General Ermolov, coming up to the crowd and learning that soldiers were dispersing among the shops while crowds of civilians blocked the bridge, had ordered two guns to be unlimbered and made a show of firing at the bridge.
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  • They were so near that they thought they were the cause of the firing and shouting.
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  • The French were evidently firing and shouting at him.
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  • The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.
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  • He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.
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  • The document is entitled "Secrett Inventionis, proffitabill and necessary in theis dayes for defence of this Iland, and withstanding of strangers, enemies of God's truth and religion," a and the inventions consist of (1) a mirror for burning the enemies' ships at any distance, (2) a piece of artillery destroying everything round an arc of a circle, and (3) a round metal chariot, so constructed that its occupants could move it rapidly and easily, while firing out through small holes in it.
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  • Meantime the attempts of the Liberian government to control the Kru coast led to various troubles, such as the fining or firing upon foreign steamships for alleged contraventions of regulations.
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  • It has many advantages for heavy high-speed service, namely, large and well-proportioned boiler, practically unlimited grate area, fire-box of favourable proportions for firing, fairly low centre of gravity, short coupling-rods, and, finally, a combination of the safe and smooth riding qualities of the fourcoupled bogie type, with great steaming capacity and moderate axle loads.
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  • Firing no shot in his defence, his little troop swelled until it became an army.
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  • Formerly the pans were heated by open firing from below; but now the almost universal practice is to boil by steam injected from perforated pipes coiled within the pan, such injection favouring the uniform heating of the mass and causing an agitation favourable to the ultimate mixture and saponification of the materials.
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  • Direct firing is used for the second boiling of the soap mixture; but for this superheated steam may with advantage be substituted, either applied by a steam-jacket round the pan or by a closed coil of pipe within it.
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  • Any Turkish battery that was chosen for target generally ceased firing before long; and the assailants were disposed to assume that the work was definitely put out of action, whereas all that had happened in reality was that the hostile gunners had been driven from their guns.
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  • These small furnaces are frequently arranged for direct coal firing, but regenerative gasfired furnaces are also employed.
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  • It is unquestionably better and easier to evaporate in vacuo than in an open pan, and with a better system of firing, a more liberal provision of steam generators, and multiple-effect evaporators of improved construction, a far larger yield of sugar is obtained from the juice than was possible of attainment in those days, and the megass often suffices as fuel for the crop.
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  • The value of fresh bagasse, or as it is often called " green " bagasse, as fuel varies with the kind of canes from which it comes, with their treatment in the mill, and with the skill used in firing; but it may be stated broadly that I lb of fresh bagasse will produce from I a lb to 24 lb of steam, according to the conditions.
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  • The firing must be repeated at intervals as the leaves become soft again.
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  • Actual firing began about 2 o'clock, when the "Merrimac" was nearly a mile from the "Congress" and the "Cumberland."
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  • The "Monitor" had the advantage of being able to out-manoeuvre her heavier and more unwieldy adversary; but the revolving turret made firing difficult and communications were none too good with the pilot house, the position of which on the forward deck lessened the range of the two turret-guns.
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  • When the battle was renewed (about 11.30) the "Merrimac" began firing at the "Monitor's" pilot house; and a little after noon a shot struck the sight-hole of the pilot house and blinded Lieut.
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  • Napoleon therefore, to create a diversion, sent forward his centre, now consisting only of cavalry, to charge the enemy's artillery, which was deployed in a long line and firing into Aspern.
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  • The color is fixed and the glaze set by secondary firing at a lower temperature than that necessary for hardening the p4te.
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  • They have a superstitious objection to firing a gun, thinking that it offends the deities of the woods and valleys, and brings down rain.
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  • The ridge was captured with little resistance, but the sound of the firing at once set all the neighbouring troops in motion, and fortunately so, for the French had immediately retaliated on von der Goltz's audacious attack.
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  • Finding that, in spite of his orders, the firing at the front continued increasing in intensity, Steinmetz at length rode to the front himself.
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  • The sound of the heavy firing coming from the eastward convinced him of what had been gradually dawning on him - that with barely 30,000 men he was in the presence of the whole French army, whose attitude at this moment sufficiently indicated their determination to fight.
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  • The Prussians, having seen the cavalry whilst yet at a distance, ceased firing, formed their skirmishers into groups, and the closed supports standing in deployed lines, two deep, shattered the cavalry with volleys and file-firing, as with blown and exhausted horses they endeavoured to close with their adversaries.
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  • Their fire threw the latter into serious confusion and he had already decided to attack with his nearest division (de Cissey) in the direction of the steeple of Vionville, when his attention was caught by the outbreak of heavy firing in the copses below him, and the entry of fresh Prussian guns into action.
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  • It was almost dark when the Prussians approached the French position between Rezonville and the woods to the northward, and the troops soon lost direction in the smoke and became involved in the direst confusion; the firing again blazed out for a few moments, only to die away as utter exhaustion at length put an end to the Prussian advance.
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  • Firing only ceased as darkness fell, and next morning the fighting was again renewed.
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  • Tromp, conscious that his ships were weaker in build, at first drew away, firing at the spars of the English ships in order to cripple them.
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  • The " Good Hope " had now opened fire, but in the failing light the splashes could not be seen and her firing was poor and ineffective.
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  • The " Nurnberg " ceased firing for several minutes to allow her to surrender, then gave her a final broadside, and she went down at half-past nine with flag flying.
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  • In the night of the 16th Johnston, taking advantage of a lull in the firing, withdrew suddenly from the city.
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  • Continuing these experiments, they found that in acetylene gas under ordinary pressures the decomposition brought about in one portion of the gas, either by heat or the firing in it of a small detonator, did not spread far beyond the point at which the decomposition started, while if the acetylene was compressed to a pressure of more than 30 lb on the square inch, the decomposition travelled throughout the mass and became in reality detonation.
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  • The observation that acetylene can be resolved into its constituents by detonation is due to Berthelot, who started an explosive wave in it by firing a charge of o�i gram of mercury fulminate.
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  • It obviously attains its maximum in the case of the firing of pure "oxyhydrogen" gas (a mixture of hydrogen with exactly half its volume of oxygen, the quantity it combines with in becoming water,, German Knall-gas).
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  • The amount of drift for each nature of gun at different ranges was determined by actual firing.
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  • Scott, R.E., thus described how he was led to think of the sight: " I had read in the Daily News an account of some experimental firing carried out by H.M.S.
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  • Special sights were introduced to overcome the difficulties of dis appearing guns, large guns firing through small ports, &c. Such were \ the Moncrieff reflecting sights, and the " chase sights " for the 10-in.
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  • Smokeless powder also made rapid firing a possibility and a necessity.
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  • The reduction of friction by improved mechanical arrangements, and the introduction of electric firing, enabled the layer not only to train and elevate the gun himself, but also to fire it the moment it was truly " on " the target.
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  • In this sight both hind and fore sights are fixed on a rigid bar pivoted about the centre; the rear end is raised or depressed by a rack worked by a hand-wheel; ranges are read from the periphery of a drum; the fore-sight and leaf of the hind-sight are provided with small electric glow lamps for night firing.
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  • In the navy the conditions of an unstable platform rendered quadrant elevation of little use, and necessitated a special pattern of tangent sight to facilitate firing the moment the roll of the ship brought the sights on the target.
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  • In the navy one of the first essentials is rapidity of fire; to attain this the duties of laying are subdivided; one man laying for elevation, elevating and firing, a second laying for line and traversing, and a third putting on the elevation ordered or communicated by electric dial.
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  • Grouchy was now urged by his generals, especially by Gerard, to march to the sound of the firing, but he refused to take their advice, and pushed on to Wavre, where he found the Prussians (Thielemann's corps of 16,00o men) holding the passages across the Dyle.
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  • An obvi us method of determining the velocity of sound in air consists in starting some sound, say by firing a gun, and stationing an observer at some measured distance from the gun.
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  • To eliminate wind as far as possible reciprocal firing was adopted, the interval between the two firings being only a few seconds.
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  • At 3, the Russian flagship " Suvarov" had fallen out of the line, though still firing.
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  • Five shillings a day, he says, served him and two men very well for meat, drink and firing.
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  • This steadiness may vary during the flight of the projectile, as the shot may be unsteady for some distance after leaving the muzzle, afterwards steadying down, like a spinning-top. Again, a may increase as the gun wears out, after firing a number of rounds.
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  • It needed a second insult - the firing on " La Provence," a vessel carrying a flag of truce, in the harbour of Algiers (August 3, 1829) - to spur the French government to further action than an ineffectual blockade.
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  • Warren, however, continued his march, and without firing a shot broke up the republics of Stellaland and Goshen.
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  • On the 22nd of July, when the Confederates under his old classmate Hood made a sudden and violent attack on the lines held by the Army of the Tennessee, McPherson rode up, in the woods, to the enemy's firing line and was killed.
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  • The periscope when installed in the submarine is used for two purposes: (a) general observation for submerged navigation; (b) for correctly aligning the submarine when firing a torpedo at a target.
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  • The object of the attack on the mole at Zeebrugge was first to seize the battery at the seaward end and prevent it firing at the block ships, and then to demolish the structures on it as far as possible.
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  • A machine-gun in the fortified zone was firing on them, and Lt.-Comm.
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  • Their practice was to advance rapidly within such a distance of the Spaniards as would not leave the latter time to reload after firing.
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  • Firing may be entirely dispensed with, though care must still be exercised in ventilating.
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  • If weather is cold and backward, however, and in very northern regions, care must be taken not to stop firing too soon, or the plants will mildew and become stunted.
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  • Under the pretext of seeking a passport, Gerard penetrated into the Prinsenhof at Delft, and firing point blank at William as he left the dining hall, mortally wounded him (loth of July 1584).
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  • At the stage of final firing, tea is supposed to be desiccated as completely as possible, and it is then sealed up to exclude air entirely.
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  • As captain Lincoln was twice in disgrace, once for firing a pistol near camp and again because nearly his entire company was intoxicated..
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  • The two nearest British divisions were put into motion as soon as the firing became serious, but were prevented by their orders from descending at once into the plain, and the Turks had to meet the assault of greatly superior numbers.
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  • Kebir after Arabi Pasha and all his officers, from general to subaltern, had fled, and gave way only when decimated by the British field artillery firing case shot.
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  • While an Egyptian battalion was attacking in line, it was halted to repel a rush from the rear, and front and rear ranks were simultaneously engaged, firing in opposite directionsyet the fellahin were absolutely steady; they shot well and showed no signs of trepidation.
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  • The firing ceased on the Friday, but began again on.
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  • The conditions for a night march were thus ideal; but during the movement the wings closed towards each other, causing great risk of an outbreak of firing.
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  • In June 1149 the admiral appeared before Constantinople and defied the Basileus by firing arrows against the palace windows.
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  • At the outset, steamers and barges were used to convey the war material across, until the French ports became congested; then special barges were introduced to take goods direct into the French canals and thence as close to the firing line as possible.
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  • At this stage, indeed, bolder strategy was hardly required, for already Rumania had declared war on Bulgaria and had begun an unopposed march on Sofia, while the Turks at Chatalja and Bulair, ignoring the Treaty of London, reoccupied Adrianople without firing a shot.
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  • A few months after his return, through Germany, to London in 1815, he was induced to take up the question of constructing a miner's safety lamp. Experiments with samples of fire-damp sent from Newcastle soon taught him that "explosive mixtures of mine-damp will not pass through small apertures or tubes"; and in a paper read before the Royal Society on the 9th of November he showed that metallic tubes, being better conductors of heat, were superior to glass ones, and explained that the heat lost by contact with a large cooling surface brought the temperature of the first portions of gas exploded below that required for the firing of the other portions.
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  • A custom instituted by Willis on St Martin's Day (November 11th) includes a service in the church, the firing of some small cannon called the "Fenny Poppers," and other celebrations.
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  • About 11 o'clock the sheriff and his men came up and immediately began firing into the house.
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  • He was nicknamed "Buckshot" by the Nationalist press, on the supposition that he had ordered its use by the police when firing on a crowd.
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  • A farmer named Bezuidenhout refused to obey a summons issued on the complaint of a Hottentot, and firing on the party sent to arrest him, was himself killed by the return fire.
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  • This method of firing results in the saving of about one-third the weight of coke used in the old form of furnace per ton of coal carbonized, and enables higher temperatures to be obtained, the heat being also more equally distributed.
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  • The enemy were gaining ground when the Swiss received an order from the king to cease firing and withdraw.
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  • Graduates of technical schools are received as special apprentices and are directed in a course of four years through the erecting shops, vice shop, blacksmith shop, boiler shop, roundhouse, test department, machine shop, air-brake shop, iron foundry, car shop, work of firing on the road, office work in the motive power accounting department, and drawing room; the most competent may be admitted through the grades of inspector, in the office of the master mechanic or of the road foreman of engines, assistant master mechanic, assistant engineer of motive power, master mechanic and superintendent of motive power.
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  • In February 1883 Mr Trevelyan gave an account of his stewardship at Hawick, and said that all law-abiding Irishmen, whether Conservative or Liberal, were on one side, while on the other were those who " planned and executed the Galway and Dublin murders, the boycotting and firing into houses, the mutilation of cattle and intimidation of every sort."
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  • He never perceived how its loss threw France back a full century, to the great profit of foreign nations; while neither did the Church perceive that she had been firing on her own troops.
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  • As clays they must be sufficiently plastic to be readily moulded, but at the same time possess sufficient stiffness not to contract too strongly in drying, whereby the objects produced would be liable to be warped or cracked before firing.
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  • The wall before him burst into dust, and Damian crawled through the opening, firing a full clip at Czerno's form at the other end.
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  • As Dean was firing up his grill, Cynthia handed him the portable phone.
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  • They were put on probation for firing an air rifle in a public place.
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  • Here we were still in the showery NW'ly airstream with the North Wales coast in the firing line.
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  • Jumping into the water we ran up the beach shouting and yelling and firing blank ammunition at an imaginary enemy.
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  • Another standing army uses 20th century style assault rifles firing glass ammunition.
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  • Both locations have a history of Iraqi antiaircraft artillery firing on coalition jets.
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  • He was apparently shot three times by unidentified assailants firing from a pick-up truck.
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  • This closeness had increased the difficulty of firing explosive shells into enemy positions before an infantry assault.
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  • Guns being fired, tanks advance firing, battleships firing a broadside, gas hissing out of cylinders.
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  • On one occasion a machine gun was also being used firing tracer bullets.
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  • The three privates were executed by firing squad against the walls of the ruined 16th-century castle in the village on May 27, 1916.
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  • But there is a moment where it all coheres and all three of us are firing at once.
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  • The gasifier exhaust gas is suitable for directly firing into the secondary cyclone combustor without any complex hot gas clean up systems.
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  • A wire connected the trigger with the firing lever of the gun.
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  • Billy McLeod sent the defense the wrong way before firing home a memorable winner to send the home supporters delirious with excitement.
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  • Only they weren't, they were firing at snipers who were shooting at unarmed demonstrators.
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  • I very much deplore the practice used by some stores of two piercers firing their guns at the same time.
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  • Effectively, TMS utilizes an electromagnet to cause a very temporary disruption in the firing of neurons at the site of stimulation.
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  • Northampton's Scott McGleish has been handed a two-year contract extension after firing the Cobblers into League One.
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  • The firing of shots may ignite firedamp in breaks or cracks in the shot holes, or it may ignite outside the shot holes.
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  • Captain Phillips our Officer must have thought that's enough and gave the order to cease firing and pull back.
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  • The Captain of the gun is shown with outstretched lanyard in hand waiting for the order to " commence firing " .
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  • After the initial bisque firing I use actual leaves to produce a surface pattern during the final smoking process.
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  • The transduction of mechanical stimuli into afferent neuronal firing is still poorly understood.
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  • This in turn, may help prevent excessively rapid and repetitive firing of electrical signals.
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  • In 1997 I began a change of direction to figurative work and raku firing.
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  • You will get the opportunity not only drive tanks and missile carriers but also take part in musket firing and all things military.
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  • The use of heavy cannon firing at long range changed all of that.
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  • It was early, I only had a few neurons firing, and they evidently hadn't got their act together yet.
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  • You then need to re-drill and tap 3 more holes in your mag flange to get the stata in line with the firing marks.
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  • Imagine facing the gallows, or the firing squad.
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  • If one favored a deeper shelter, why not a better gas mask, a more rapid firing machine gun, a faster tank?
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  • Later, he didn't have any problem with slapping her or firing gunshots in her direction.
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  • The gun was a reactivated blank firing 9mm handgun that was loaded.
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  • Now Iâm not suggesting that we should be firing questions about free indirect discourse at children.
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  • They were important extra rifles, but being capable of firing a rifle does not make an infantryman.
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  • The Pentagon plans to develop sea-based interceptors, fit lasers to planes, and to explore the use of firing rockets from space.
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  • This will help cool the main room down with the stove firing hot and lighten the load on the central heating system.
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  • The chances were mainly long-range efforts, with Albion's Alexandre Frutos and Colin Kazim-Richards both firing over from distance.
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  • He is a skilled marksman, firing his arrows into the enemy lines at the beginning of any battle.
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  • They must first of all stop any remaining nematocysts from firing off and the best thing for this is ordinary household vinegar.
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  • The two inner palisades were separated by a firing trench, with traverses to prevent enfilading fire down the trench.
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  • Among several advantages of the 1903 Springfield action was the readily demountable firing pin.
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  • Able to dispense with normal chemical propellants, the EM tank should be capable of extremely rapid firing.
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  • These tests will qualify the design and confirm readiness for a full duration, stacked, firing.
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  • He will then re-lay the gun and go on firing.
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  • The troops retaliated by firing into the crowd which resulted in six rioters being killed: the Massacre of St George's Field.
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  • He's created an artificial retina that copies the function of a real one down to the firing of individual neurons.
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  • However carefully the good rifleman kept out of sight, the smoke of his rifle was plainly seen at the moment of firing.
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  • The purpose of adjusting the sheaf is to get all mortars firing parallel.
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  • Bullets firing in the midst of the night changing fate causing sorrow.
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  • The first graph shows the effect of electrode spacing on the average firing rate of the spark gap.
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  • Despite a massive international campaign, Joe Hill was executed by firing squad.
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  • There are rapid firing squibs, explosive squibs, armour-piercing squibs, guided squibs and even squibs that cause enemies to inflate.
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  • The neurones firing in response to the clock ticking have effectively become " bored " and the sound slips below conscious awareness.
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  • During the firing when the kiln is at its maximum temperature, common salt is thrown into the kiln where it immediately vaporizes.
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  • On some of the firing pits you can still see the hand drawn panoramic views on the lip of the pits.
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  • The firing drew other troops towards the critical point, and very shortly the wood of Maslowed became the scene of one of the most obstinate conflicts in military history.
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  • In Borchers' process the chloride is heated partly by external firing, partly by the heat generated owing to the use of a currentdensity of 90 to loo amperes per sq.
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  • Steam heating, dry or live, is employed alone and also as an auxiliary to direct firing.
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  • The observation that acetylene can be resolved into its constituents by detonation is due to Berthelot, who started an explosive wave in it by firing a charge of o�i gram of mercury fulminate.
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  • On the 23rd of October the outrageous firing by the Russian Baltic fleet on the English fishing-fleet off the Dogger Bank in the North Sea was within an ace of causing war.
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  • Of games the young Moors play a great number; the principal one is a kind of football, more like that of Siam and Burma than that of England; wrestling and fencing are popular, but the chief amusement of the adult Moors is the "powder-play" (la ` ab el bariid), which consists of a type of military tournament, the horsemen going through lance and musket exercises or charging in review fashion, firing volleys as they gallop. Other recreations much in favour throughout Morocco are music, singing, jugglery, snake-charming and acrobatic performances.
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  • The heating of the retorts is carried out either by the "direct firing" or by the "regenerative" system, the latter affording 77.53 6'33 1.03 0 61 14.50 FIG.
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  • In the regenerative system of firing, a mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen is produced by passing air through incandescent gas coke in a generator placed below the bench of retorts, and the heating value of the gases so produced is increased in most cases by the admixture of a small proportion of steam with the primary air supply, the steam being decomposed by contact with the red-hot coke in the generator into water gas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen (see Fuel: Gaseous).
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  • There is no stopping to read the riot act, no firing over the heads of the mob, in this case.
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  • The enemy ceased firing, and that stern, threatening, inaccessible, and intangible line which separates two hostile armies was all the more clearly felt.
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  • Evidently they were firing at the hussars, but the balls with rapid rhythmic whistle flew over the heads of the horsemen and fell somewhere beyond them.
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  • All he knew was that at the commencement of the action balls and shells began flying all over his regiment and hitting men and that afterwards someone had shouted "Cavalry!" and our men had begun firing.
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  • They were still firing, not at the cavalry which had disappeared, but at French infantry who had come into the hollow and were firing at our men.
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  • The staff officer joined in the colonel's appeals, but Bagration did not reply; he only gave an order to cease firing and re-form, so as to give room for the two approaching battalions.
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  • Having reached the left flank, instead of going to the front where the firing was, he began to look for the general and his staff where they could not possibly be, and so did not deliver the order.
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  • He seized his pistol and, instead of firing it, flung it at the Frenchman and ran with all his might toward the bushes.
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  • Despite his desperate shouts that used to seem so terrible to the soldiers, despite his furious purple countenance distorted out of all likeness to his former self, and the flourishing of his saber, the soldiers all continued to run, talking, firing into the air, and disobeying orders.
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  • The French columns that had advanced beyond the village went back; but as though in revenge for this failure, the enemy placed ten guns to the right of the village and began firing them at Tushin's battery.
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  • Suddenly, near by on the right, shouting and firing were again heard.
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  • The firing died down and soldiers, talking eagerly, streamed out of a side street.
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  • The troops of the vanguard were stationed before Wischau, within sight of the enemy's lines, which all day long had yielded ground to us at the least firing.
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  • Rostov reined in his horse, whose spirits had risen, like his own, at the firing, and went back at a footpace.
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  • He gazed silently at the hills which seemed to rise out of the sea of mist and on which the Russian troops were moving in the distance, and he listened to the sounds of firing in the valley.
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  • Nothing was visible in the valley to the left into which our troops had descended and from whence came the sounds of firing.
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  • Down below, on the left, the firing became more distinct.
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  • But at that very instant a cloud of smoke spread all round, firing was heard quite close at hand, and a voice of naive terror barely two steps from Prince Andrew shouted, Brothers!
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  • Having forced his way out of the crowd of fugitives, Prince Andrew, trying to keep near Kutuzov, saw on the slope of the hill amid the smoke a Russian battery that was still firing and Frenchmen running toward it.
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  • The French had attacked the battery and, seeing Kutuzov, were firing at him.
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  • Several wounded men passed along the road, and words of abuse, screams, and groans mingled in a general hubbub, then the firing died down.
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  • The French, who had ceased firing at this field strewn with dead and wounded where there was no one left to fire at, on seeing an adjutant riding over it trained a gun on him and fired several shots.
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  • Bonaparte riding over the battlefield had given final orders to strengthen the batteries firing at the Augesd Dam and was looking at the killed and wounded left on the field.
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  • The sounds, which he had not heard for so long, had an even more pleasurable and exhilarating effect on Rostov than the previous sounds of firing.
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  • In front, the French infantry were firing as they ran.
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  • Suddenly the sound of a firing of cannon was heard from the embankment, to celebrate the signing of peace with the Turks, and the crowd rushed impetuously toward the embankment to watch the firing.
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  • The firing was still proceeding when officers, generals, and gentlemen-in-waiting came running out of the cathedral, and after them others in a more leisurely manner: caps were again raised, and those who had run to look at the cannon ran back again.
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  • There it is again, do you hear? said he, pointing in the direction whence came the sounds of firing.
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  • There was a bridge ahead of him, where other soldiers stood firing.
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  • He rode hurriedly from the battlefield and returned to the Shevardino knoll, where he sat on his campstool, his sallow face swollen and heavy, his eyes dim, his nose red, and his voice hoarse, involuntarily listening, with downcast eyes, to the sounds of firing.
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  • The French, not being farther pursued, began to recover themselves: they formed into detachments and began firing.
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  • Before sunrise he was awakened by shouts and loud and rapid firing.
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  • Normally, symptoms of fatigue would result from a reduction in cortical activation that would reduce the firing of putamen neurons.
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  • Artists worked with local schoolchildren to create tea bowls for a raku firing later in the year.
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  • He will then reload, re-lay the gun and go on firing.
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  • The troops retaliated by firing into the crowd which resulted in six rioters being killed: the Massacre of St George 's Field.
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  • He 's created an artificial retina that copies the function of a real one down to the firing of individual neurons.
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  • After an introduction to sawdust smoke firing she decided this was the process she wished to concentrate on.
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  • The sound is pretty realistic, with the engine, screeching tires and firing boost.
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  • The thrown pieces are polished after the firing to bring out a subtle sheen on the surface.
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  • On one occasion, around lunchtime, people in the village heard airplane gunfire and a German plane swooped overhead, firing its guns.
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  • I felt like a terrified little girl up in front of a firing squad.
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  • The control system acts through firing angle adjustments of the thyristor valves and through tap changer adjustments on the converter transformers.
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  • The store also offers advanced fireworks supplies like wireless firing systems, igniters and mortar rubes & racks.
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  • BigFireworks.com has green fireworks, finale repeaters, artillery shells, bottle rockets, firecrackers, firing systems, foundations, novelty products, Roman candles, parachutes and wedding fireworks.
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  • The products available from Captain Boom include firing systems, novelties, parachutes, rockets, Roman candles, wedding sparklers, water lanterns, artillery shells, assorted fireworks and sparklers.
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  • As a small business owner, the designer will be responsible for attracting and retaining clients, bookkeeping, taxes, hiring (and firing) staff, and other management functions.
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  • This can cause someone with anxiety disorder to start to default on work duties and subsequently receive disciplinary actions or firing.
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  • In most instances, it is preferable to train an employee how to have effective time management skills instead of having to go to the lengths involved with firing one employee and hiring and training another.
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  • According to the Post, Kepcher has grown quite the ego since becoming a member of The Apprentice's firing squad.
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  • From there, it just escalated, with Trump firing back insults and threatening to sue.
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  • She proved that she could fill Kepcher's shoes very well, providing commentary in the boardroom that helped her father make firing decisions.
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  • Fresh from her firing on The Apprentice, contestant Kristine Lefebvre is taking on Playboy.
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  • Firing his mom isn't the only big news in the Usher universe.
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  • The judge determined that the nanny's firing was technically illegal and Price was ordered to pay $8,000 to Gould.
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  • Spencer Pratt, who has always made outrageous claims about himself and his new wife, is firing back at Cooper.
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  • In March of 2011, in response to the feud with Lorre, his subsequent firing from CBS and more, Sheen announced a nationwide tour called My Violent Torpedo of Truth, Defeat is Not An Option.
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  • It is one of the best of all woods to burn, and if we ever go back to the best of all ways of firing for a dwelling-house in the country-a wood fire, it should not be forgotten.
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  • The firing process makes the tile durable and moisture resistant.
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  • Pottery vessel sinks are made by merging a blend of clays, fillers, and fluxes together in a firing process.
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  • An application of white or colored glaze adheres to the exterior and interior surfaces and fuses to the clays body in the same firing method.
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  • Because ceramic tiles undergo such high temperature firing, they are capable of standing up to excessive heat and will not burn if a hot pot or pan is set directly on the countertop's surface.
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  • Porcelain tiles are durable and strong; they also undergo a firing process which makes them capable of withstanding high temperatures.
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  • Shooting is akin to randomly aiming and firing.
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  • Tanks, boats, armored carriers and more, Battlefield 2 offers players the chance to just hop in and start firing away at any time.
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  • Want to progress through the game without the enemy ships firing at you?
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  • They will still fall towards you, but avoid them and eventually they will stop firing on you.
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  • This means that I could focus on the terrain around German units still out of my firing range, but I couldn't get a good look at the territory in between my squad and the enemy.
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  • Missiles are coming from all over the place, every ship known to man is firing lasers at you and no matter where you jump or where to strafe to or how fast you fly around, everything seems to be aimed at you.
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  • Someone manning the large laser was firing on the APC which was great.
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  • As soon as I started firing, the guy manning the laser stopped firing and aimed somewhere else.
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  • The commander informed me that the base had been saved, but yet the laser was still firing on something.
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  • A little worried I backed it up, ready for more action, but all that the laser was firing on was a dead enemy infantryman...one that I had killed a while ago!
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  • Complete any level by yourself on Legnendary or online without firing shots or using grenades. 25 points.
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  • In what is perhaps the most adrenaline pumping, sweat inducing battle I've ever played on any game, it's worth noting that much of it is experienced without firing off a single shot.
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  • This can be frustrating, especially when a dozen of aliens are firing at you!
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  • No slowdown, even when everybody is firing their missiles.
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  • Shifting from a straight run to a strafe is seamless and firing and running/walking just is amazing.
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  • Also, Iceman's elemental abilities can create shortcuts or paths to easter eggs by firing an ice bridge across a canyon.
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  • You control the firing angle of the ball, aiming it with your mouse pointer at the slowly-moving group of balls on the board.
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  • Some studies show that by age eight, 90 percent of children are capable of firing a gun.
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  • These include making pottery or stained glass, refinishing furniture, doing home repairs, and using indoor firing ranges.
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  • You pay the outsourcing company and they handle the interviewing, hiring, training, and even firing when necessary-plus the payroll.
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  • But for some celebrities, the photos have been met with shock and condemnation from the public and has even ended in the firing of some from their jobs.
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  • Additionally, it is articulated with a firing launcher, keeping kids entertained.
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  • In Rome, it is also customary to announce the beginning of the Christmas season each Christmas Eve by firing a cannon from Castel Sant'Angelo.
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  • Someone who is flirting is firing all the same nerves as if he was hunting.
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  • Her controversial firing drew a fan backlash.
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  • Adam's heinous actions in 2009 included taking over Newman Enterprises and firing his siblings, gas lighting Ashley Abbott Newman, his stepmother and conspiring with Jack Abbott to frame Victor for murder.
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  • Their responsibilities generally include hiring and firing, training, ordering supplies and promotional material, and advertising.
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  • Civil rights legislation does not limit discrimination to hiring or firing of an employee.
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  • To do so can result in an immediate firing.
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  • It causes this decreased food intake in the same way glucose functions in the brain: nerve cells begin firing when the "brain food" is received, whether it is glucose or Hoodia.
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  • Saldivar asked Selena to meet with her a few weeks after the firing under the guise of giving her financial papers for tax purposes.
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  • Lewis has a habit of firing and replacing his advisors when their techniques fail to work.
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  • Hard Sounds - These are like punctuation marks and can be anything from a gun firing to a window breaking.
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  • Additionally, many newspapers have been firing and laying off professional journalists and hiring - or more often contracting with - freelance bloggers.
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  • It is plain that such a method as the latter implies great command of colored pastes, and, indeed, no feature of the manufacture is more conspicuous than the progress made during the period1880-1900in compounding and firing vitrifiable enamels.
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  • Corps were firing on this area, and as a frontage of only 9 yd.
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  • It had grown so dark that one could not distinguish the uniforms ten paces off, and the firing had begun to subside.
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  • As he approached Smolensk he heard the sounds of distant firing, but these did not impress him.
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  • Involuntarily listening now to the firing, which had drawn nearer and was increasing in strength, Alpatych hurried to his inn.
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  • But these sounds were hardly heard in comparison with the noise of the firing outside the town and attracted little attention from the inhabitants.
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  • Are we to continue firing? he asked.
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  • He sat in the caleche, dozing and waking up by turns, and listening for any sound of firing on the right as an indication that the action had begun.
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  • Simply distract him by firing a short amount of ammunition, and he will move away from your friends temporarily.
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