misfire

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misfire /ˌmɪsˈfajɚ/ verb
misfires; misfired; misfiring
misfire
/ˌmɪsˈfajɚ/
verb
misfires; misfired; misfiring
Learner's definition of MISFIRE
[no object]
of an engine : to fail to work properly because the fuel mixture burns at the wrong time
of a gun : to fail to fire properly : to fail to shoot a bullet
: to fail to have an intended effect : to fail to work properly

— misfire

noun, plural misfires [count]
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