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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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.
A library assistant was always on printer duty, ensuring that the photographs bore an acceptable likeness as well as refilling the card hoppers, changing the ribbons, and dealing with the occasional misfeed. They could reprint cards that had failed to print by entering the student's username into a special version of the login page on a PC that was acting as a print server.
It's typical for a laser printer to print 5,000 pages without a single misfeed; ink-jet printers can't match that.
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).
All flaps are folded while the case is held square in the pneumatic grip of pickup and folding frame to reduce the likelihood of misfeed and jams.
All flaps are folded while the case is held square in pneumatic grip of pickup and folding frame to reduce the likelihood of misfeed and jams.
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.
An advanced paper handling mechanism provides smooth, virtually jam-free feeding, and if a misfeed does occur, high precision Infrared Double-Feed Detection Sensors help to ensure that no data is lost.
When the slide got a little sluggish at 890 rounds and started to misfeed, I oiled it a tad, and it returned to flawless function.