firing jack

firing jack

[′fīr·iŋ ‚jak]
(ordnance)
Adjustable device which stabilizes and levels certain mobile artillery weapons while the weapons are in firing position.
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"I think everybody wants to see a fit, firing Jack Rodwell who can be a valuable member of your squad.
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