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Engelsk navneord: backfire

1. backfire (om begivenhed) the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blowback

Mindre specifikke termerblowup, detonation, explosion

Mere specifikke termerback-blast, backblast

2. backfire (om begivenhed) a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

Mindre specifikke termerblowup, detonation, explosion

3. backfire (om begivenhed) a fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path

Mindre specifikke termerfire

4. backfire (om handling) a miscalculation that recoils on its maker

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)boomerang

Mindre specifikke termermiscalculation, misestimation, misreckoning

Engelsk udsagnsord: backfire

1. backfire (om adfærd) come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYour comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)backlash, recoil

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termercome about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

2. backfire (om opfattelse) emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy old car backfires all the time.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe cars backfire down the avenue

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termermake noise, noise, resound

3. backfire (om ændring) set a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerburn, burn down, fire

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