- the line of positions from which gunfire is directed at targets.；the front line of troops in a battle.
noun: firing line, plural noun: firing lines
- 1. the line of positions from which gunfire is directed at targets.
- ▪ the front line of troops in a battle.
- 2. a situation where one is subject to criticism or blame because of one's responsibilities or position the referee in the firing line is an experienced official
保育界常談的 rhinos or elephants in the firing line 這些西方大國極力呼籲保護的動物（尤其在非洲）經年處於獵人的槍口下 fired 在此一樣又是常見「射擊」和「開除」的雙關語用法
... Kuwaiti the scene, they are sent to support toward the firing line in the defense patrol 4. These already were eager to try the sniper ...
..., with an allusion to flying, how could the ambition arise. In the line “what the hand dare seize the fire” he asks to imagine the boldness of the god with images of the fire...