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One entry found for misfire.
Main Entry: mis·fire
Pronunciation: (primarystress)mis-primarystressfimacr(schwa)r
Function: verb
1 : to have the explosive or driving charge fail to ignite at the proper time <the engine misfired>
2 : to fail to fire <the gun misfired>
3 : to miss an intended effect <the plan misfired>
- misfire noun

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