EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

misfiring

  1. present participle of misfire

NounEdit

misfiring ‎(plural misfirings)

  1. The situation where something misfires.
    • 2007 November 20, Michiko Kakutani, “Power to Soothe the Savage Breast and Animate the Hemispheres”, in New York Times[1]:
      He has written a book that not only contributes to our understanding of the elusive magic of music but also illuminates the strange workings, and misfirings, of the human mind.