Noun(1) an explosion that fails to occur(2) a failure to hit (or meet or find etc
Verb(1) fail to fire or detonate
(1) the car would misfire occasionally from the cold(2) It's fair to say a few gags misfire , but the accumulative effect of so many genius lines is very forgiving, allowing the industrious Jones to weave in new gags all the time and constantly keeping his hilarious act fresh.(3) A dirty gun may misfire or malfunction at exactly the wrong time.(4) I might add that in my lot of 1936 era ammunition, most of the primers have gone bad so be careful if your experience a misfire or hang fire when using old military stores.(5) It recognizes the tendency of human efforts to misfire ; and from this it concludes that the grander the effort to remedy an injustice, the more one should assume it will probably make things worse.(6) He must have had a misfire or failure to chamber a round because as he pressed the trigger, he shoved the rifle violently down, yanked his face away from the stock, and actually stumbled forward half a step.(7) These are extremely dangerous because if reactivated by an amateur they can misfire or explode.(8) Boland's Subaru lost time with a puncture while a heavy landing caused the car to misfire .(9) Because practitioners create safety locally, efforts to forestall errors by isolating practitioners from the system will misfire .(10) But in fact it was a rare misfire and the culprit cartridge was ejected.(11) Worse, there is also the danger that these potentially wayward missiles will misfire and kill innocent civilians.(12) He concocts a pilot proposal so offensive, so bound to misfire with test audiences, it's sure to get him canned.(13) as these nerves misfire and die, the muscles begin to shrink(14) It did little other than cause the car to misfire as the temperature decrease seemed to crystallize the fuel.(15) He said there might have been a bit of water in the fuel causing my engine to misfire when I started the car.(16) The actual cause is a mystery, but new brain-scanning techniques suggest that migraines happen because brain cells misfire then shut down, causing the arteries on that side of the brain to contract rapidly and cause pain.
1. miss ::
2. go wrong ::
3. go awry ::
4. be unsuccessful ::
5. fail ::
6. founder ::
7. fall through ::
8. fall flat ::
9. backfire ::
10. flop ::
11. go up in smoke ::
Different Formsmisfire, misfired, misfires, misfiring
English to Khmer Dictionary: misfire
Meaning and definitions of misfire, translation in Khmer language for misfire with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of misfire in Khmer and in English language.
Tags for the entry "misfire"
What misfire means in Khmer, misfire meaning in Khmer, misfire definition, examples and pronunciation of misfire in Khmer language.