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hangfire

[′haŋ‚fīr]
(engineering)
Delay in the explosion of a charge.
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PULLED PORK SAUSAGE ROLLS WITH HANGFIRE SMOKEHOUSE SAUCE (Makes around 10)
Below: Sausage rolls with hangfire smokehouse sauce
It's possible the notch could cause a hangfire or loss of missile control after launch.
After the series ended in 1990, Lou starred in films such as Hangfire and The Godson.
An action film called "Hangfire," which wasn't about the Gulf at all, suddenly carried a banner that said, "Saddam Hussein Look Out." A low-budget thriller called "Shield of Honor," which focussed on Libyan bad guys, was quickly reconstituted as "Desert Shield" with Iraqis as the heavies.
With a Hangfire, the cartridge is struck by the hammer and there is a perceptible delay in firing.
When they find the statue, they discover it has not been stolen and has no value, except, seemingly, to the criminal Hangfire. The book ends with no resolution to the case.
Lizzie Lee Evans from Tredegar lost his sight 10 years ago due to complications with diabetes, but the 39-year-old musician, who has been playing guitar since he was nine, is aiming for success with South Wales band Hangfire.
Lou continued to work throughout the nineties in films like 1991's Hangfire, The Naked Truth, in 1992, and The Godson in 1998, but the gentle giant now concentrates on body-building education instead of acting.