listen to the pronunciation of misfire
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To fail to ignite in the proper sequence
To fail to discharge properly
An act of misfiring
To fail to achieve the anticipated result

His practical joke misfired and he nearly burnt my left hand.

an explosion that fails to occur
a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
{i} failure of a gun or firearm to fire, dead bullet; misfired gunshot; failure of function
The failure of a cartridge to fire after the firing pin strikes the primer
an explosion that fails to occur fail to fire or detonate; "The guns misfired
{f} fail to fire or function properly (of gun); fail to hit the mark; fail to have the intended affect
Failure of a model to make an official flight when its launch is attempted Failure to launch caused by a malfunction in a meet-provided launch system shall not be considered a misfire
The complete or partial failure of a blasting charge to explode as planned
If a gun misfires, the bullet is not sent out as it should be when the gun is fired. The gun misfired after one shot and jammed
If a plan misfires, it goes wrong and does not have the results that you intend it to have. Some of their policies had misfired
In general any failure of a firework to function as predicted Modern usage restricts the term to the failure of a firework fuse
- whenever the fuse of a shell burns into the device, but it fails to fire - the potentially "live" shell is left in the mortar It could be due to a hangfire
If an engine misfires, the fuel fails to start burning when it should. The boat's engine misfired after he tried to start it up
fail to fire or detonate; "The guns misfired"
plural of misfire
third-person singular of misfire
(Otomotiv) The failure of the fuel/air mixture in one or more cylinders to undergo combustion while the car is running. Misfiring can be due to poor compression caused by worn or improperly adjusted valves, worn piston rings, or a faulty head gasket. Or it can be caused by poor ignition due to worn or dirty spark plug electrodes, worn or improperly gapped spark plugs, poor fuel delivery, faulty ignition wiring, or faulty distributor components. It can be detected by electronic tools or placing a stiff piece of paper at the end of the tailpipe and listening for an irregular puffing sound
present participle of misfire