cross firing

cross firing

A malfunction in a reciprocating engine ignition system. The high voltage in the distributor jumps to fire another sparkplug rather than the intended one.
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During cross firing, a dacoit Tahir alias Tahri was killed while others fled.
KASUR -- Two outlaws were killed during a cross firing with police near Kanganpur on Friday late night.
After cross firing two terrorists were killed and two arrested he informed.
On Tuesday, inhabitants of Sadoh Village in the Samba Sector of Jammu and Kashmir had complained of cross firing near the international Border (IB).
In the second incident one Sadeequllah was killed in cross firing between two rival groups at Mosakan area of Takht Nusrati Tehsil over a land dispute and three other Gul Sahib Khan, Izatullah and Gul Wali sustained serious injuries.
Series offers zero cross firing for fixed resistance loads, which is almost silent in operation and can eliminate the switch-on surge by operating in synchronization with the supply without degrading the electrical environment.
Features include: field-configurable phase-angle or zero cross firing for improved application flexibility on site; 50/60 Hz independent operation for usage almost anywhere; snap fitting on a premounted, removable mounting subplate for ease of installation; heater and control diagnostics capabilities to monitor actual heater and control performance and help eliminate initial startup problems; serial communications utilizing Modbus RTU protocol for remote control setup, computer control and monitoring of load status from a nearby computer station or control room; and single-and three-phase models from 60-245 amps.
Seeing police, dacoits opened fire at the raiding team which led to cross firing.
PESHAWAR -- Three policemen, including Station House Officer (SHO), were injured during cross firing among drugs peddlers and police in the premises of Machani Gate Police Station on Thursday.
Isadore was killed in cross firing, the report added.
LAHORE -- A dacoit was killed while a constable sustained bullet injuries in a cross firing at Main Harbancepura road here on Friday.
As a result of cross firing, a criminal suffered bullet injuries while his other accomplices managed to escape.