misfeed


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misfeed

[′mis‚fēd]
(ordnance)
Failure to supply ammunition properly, especially to a magazine-fed or belt-fed automatic gun.
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I experienced not one misfeed and the more I used it, the easier it was to load.
Its ultrasonic misfeed detection ensures all documents are imaged correctly.
The Plustek SmartOffice PS456U scanner has ultrasonic misfeed detection that ensures all documents are imaged correctly.
If you misfeed some paper - insert it at the wrong angle, or folded over - the Fellowes will either step on the turbo boost and power through it, or reverse gears to expel the misfed sheet.
Unfortunately, should a misfeed occur (either with the assembly equipment or because of a defect in the molded part) it can have a "domino effect" that results in a stoppage of the mold.
Employing not only the pause but also its cousins, the stutter, the misfeed, the misread, the breakdown, and the glitch, Greenwood doesn't simply disrupt the medium of video per se so much as the typically unidirectional flow of information it upholds (one remembers Deleuze's theory of the stutter: To be radical, it not only has to affect words but also redefine the language system as a whole).
The motor draws the film smoothly, in-register while the CD coupling dampens any backlash forces, thereby eliminating any chance of a misfeed of the system's polypropylene film.
Marino showed he was not just there for the ride when, even with a fuel misfeed, he qualified third in front of both Galati (fifth) and Bell (11th).
2)Double flight screws are prone to misfeed with some compounds.
Although they are relatively simple devices, press feeds must be precise and reliable: a misfeed could cause thousands of dollars in damage to stamping dies.
Another misfeed occurred with an aftermarket magazine.
Once the first wedge is inserted," Craig says, "a second wedge is then inserted at the same point in the stack to ensure a proper, reliable count and no chance of a misfeed or different count at one end than the other of the stack.