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Meaning of FIRING LINE

Pronunciation:  'fIring lIn

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the most advanced and responsible group in an activity; "the firing line is where the action is"
  2. [n]  the line from which soldiers deliver fire
 
 See Also: class, line, social class, socio-economic class

 

 

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 Related Terms: aceldama, battle line, battle site, battlefield, battleground, combat area, combat zone, DMZ, enemy line, field, field of battle, field of blood, front line, killing ground, landing beach, line, line of battle, seat of war, shambles, the front, theater, theater of operations, theater of war, zone of communications
 

 

 

 

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