misfiring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

misfiring

  1. present participle of misfire

Noun[edit]

misfiring ‎(plural misfirings)

  1. The situation where something misfires.
    • 2007 November 20, Michiko Kakutani, “Power to Soothe the Savage Breast and Animate the Hemispheres”[1], New York Times:
      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.