firing order

  1. the sequence of ignition in the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine

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How to use firing order in a sentence

  • The diagram describing sequence of operations in each cylinder is based on a firing order of one, two, four, three.

    Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
  • Too much attention can not be given in keeping arms in perfect firing order.

    The Prairie Traveler | Randolph Marcy
  • “See that yours are loaded and in firing order,” Rivas added, at the same time looking to his own.

    The Free Lances | Mayne Reid
  • Opening ports in a jiffy, and with gun crews at quarters on both starboard and port, he gave the firing order.