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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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.
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.
Another misfeed occurred with an aftermarket magazine.
The Plustek SmartOffice PS456U scanner has ultrasonic misfeed detection that ensures all documents are imaged correctly.
The long and relatively slender case of the 10mm would seem to be prone to misfeed, but it seems that all the popular 10mm bullet styles feed reliably.
A programmable misfeed and double-feed detection system monitors inserting.