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Backfire Definition

Verb: backfire  'bak,fI(-u)r

  1. Come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
    "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble";
    - backlash, recoil
     
  2. Emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire
    "My old car backfires all the time"
     
  3. Set a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire
Noun: backfire  'bak,fI(-u)r
  1. The backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
    - blowback
     
  2. A loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine
     
  3. A fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path
     
  4. A miscalculation that recoils on its maker
    - boomerang
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