Definition of Miscomputation

1. n. Erroneous computation; false reckoning.



Definition of Miscomputation

1. Noun. The incorrect performance of a computation. ¹

2. Noun. A wrong or incorrect computation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscomputation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscomputation

miscomfort
miscomforts
miscoming
miscommunicate
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miscommunications
miscomprehend
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miscomputation (current term)
miscomputations
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Literary usage of Miscomputation

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1. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"As a matter of fact she was then in her thirty-first year; and Taine's miscomputation of her age shows how lightly she bore her burden of learning and ..."

2. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Begun in the Year 1641 by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1888)
"amounted to; which appeared shortly after to be a very gross 1640 miscomputation. There were very few, except those of the Court, (who were ready to give ..."

3. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"It was a general misfortune and miscomputation of that time, that the party in all places which wished well to the king (which consisted of most of the ..."

4. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1879)
"Answer to objection second, part first. It cannot be admitted that even a miscomputation of the distance between the Atlantick and ..."

5. An Introduction to the Law, Relative to Trials at Nisi Prius by Francis Buller, Richard Whalley Bridgman (1817)
"... state the single value of the tithes without adding the treble value, and where the treble value is slated, a miscomputation of it will not vitiate. ..."

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