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fail

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Synonyms for misfire

to go wrong, be unsuccessful, or fail to attain a goal

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an explosion that fails to occur

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a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)

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fail to fire or detonate

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As you can see, this threshold fails to separate misfire events from normal firing events, because there are lots of misfires that are NOT detected (all generated misfire events are indicated by the red dots with non-zero values).
In most instances, misfires are not a result of poor product.
As a result, the California Air Resource Board's Mobile Source division (El Monte) has targeted misfires as part of its On-Board Diagnostics II regulation adopted in 1989.
In the countless thousands of rounds I've fired from Reichard Smiths, I don't recall a misfire unless it was a dud primer.
Therefore, your misfires are very likely being caused by the design of the rifle.
Despite these misfires, what Newkirk aspires to is challenging and worthwhile, and if he can trust the referential possibilities (and limits) of his materials, exploring how personal concerns intersect with, and diverge from, sites of societal conflict, he may pr oduce something intellectually and visually unsettling.
The normal way of stoning and polishing only takes minute changes to render the gun unusable with misfires.
She cited a CPSC report of around 400 injuries connected to the toys, which can cause strangulation or eye injury when the lasso misfires.
But corrosion or carbon or rough handling can quickly turn its launches into misfires.
You didn't mention light hits as a cause of the misfires, but if reloaded ammo is being used, you might want to check to ensure the primers aren't seated too deeply.
Although he gets the insistent house beats and fizzy synth noises right, Moby misfires on the melodies and anthemic elements that compelled ravers to put their hands in the air en masse.
This is done - at least on the evidence of one of the rare Louis Malle misfires, ``Crackers,'' and the new, Cleveland-set version ``Welcome to Collinwood'' - to illustrate for new generations precisely why a film with such a slim premise requires the highest quotients of charm and wit to possibly come off.
Last year, it developed a condition whereby it misfires with various brands of LR ammo.
A consequence of NATO's intensified assault has been growing numbers of misfires and civilian deaths, which the alliance has repeatedly said it hoped to avoid.
It's possible to do this sort of film well, but ``10 Things'' misfires.