Misfile vs Misfire - What's the difference?

misfile | misfire |


As verbs the difference between misfile and misfire

is that misfile is to file incorrectly; to file in the wrong place or the wrong way while misfire is (of a firearm) to fail to discharge properly.

As a noun misfire is

an act of misfiring.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

misfile

English

Verb

  • To file incorrectly; to file in the wrong place or the wrong way.
  • Anagrams

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    misfire

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of misfiring.
  • Verb

    (misfir)
  • (of a firearm) To fail to discharge properly
  • (of an engine) To fail to ignite in the proper sequence
  • (of a plan) To fail to achieve the anticipated result
  • His practical joke misfired and he nearly burnt my left hand.

    See also

    * hang fire * back fire