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fail

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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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The real-time processing methods are the ones that calculate or determine the misfire thresholds in real time, and have the capability to adjust the thresholds based on the past crankshaft position sensor outputs to achieve a better separation between the misfiring cylinder events from the normal firing ones [11].
A crushed electrical harness can prevent ejection of a failed weapon in an emergency, or cause premature misfiring of the ejector rack impulse cartridges.
You only need to compare the economies of Eastern Europe, where everybody seems to be down, with those in the West, where most employees seem pretty chipper, to realize that a bad mindset and a misfiring economy go hand in hand.
The Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) said Monday that an ammunition miscalculation most likely led to the misfiring of a 155-millimeter howitzer shell during an exercise Friday.
The reading of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night centers on the "syntactic illogic" (142) of the first scene, the "unfunny comedy" (156) of Toby Belch's misfiring lines and the spectator's suppressed identification with Malvolia's resistance to the festive spirit advocated in the play, and, finally, Feste's song.
These analog voltage fluctuations are converted to digital signals and processed by statistical algorithms stored in the on-board computer to detect misfiring.
Spark plugs are subjected to extreme conditions in the engine's combustion chamber, which can result in the engine misfiring and fouling.
Jim McIntyre warned misfiring Ross County they must become more ruthless at both ends to avoid more league agony.
In a year full of subcontinent cricket, Strauss has thrown down the gauntlet to his misfiring top six to prove they are worth keeping.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Researchers have found that the light-capturing pigment molecule in photoreceptor cells (rhodopsins) in the eye can be triggered by heat giving rise to false alarms- a misfiring of signal to the brain as if they have captured photons.
I have had quite a few of these come through my shop that have a problem with misfiring.
Human error was to blame on this occasion, rather than a misfiring computer.
LES Mayfield's misfiring and misconceived comedy, about an amnesiac who suspects he may be a CIA operative, is about as much fun as a pile of ironing.
Leave the engine on and listen for the engine misfiring ( rather than the revs being constant when on idle and the engine making a consistent noise, it splutters and spits.
It worked, but the Orangemen were too far in front by then for Kansas to catch up, especially with the Jayhawks misfiring from near and far.