"firings" in the noun sense
1. fire, firing
the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"
"they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
2. discharge, firing, firing off
the act of discharging a gun
3. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation
the act of setting something on fire
4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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