Definition of Literal error

1. Noun. A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.

Exact synonyms: Erratum, Literal, Misprint, Typo, Typographical Error
Generic synonyms: Error, Mistake
Derivative terms: Misprint



Lexicographical Neighbors of Literal Error

litchees
litchi
litchi nut
litchi tree
litchis
lite
lited
liteness
litenesses
liter
literacies
literacy
literal
literal agraphia
literal belief
literal error (current term)
literal interpretation
literal rule
literalise
literalism
literalisms
literalist
literalistic
literalistically
literalists
literalities
literality
literalization
literalizations
literalize

Literary usage of Literal error

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Classical Journal (1815)
"Now this is precisely one of the cases ta •which I think that Mr. B. would allow that there is a literal error, aad , contend for the reading quoted by the ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1833)
"... so little did he dream of its being a mere literal error, or that the ... what G. Burges was the first to prove a mere literal error, by showing in Cl. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1832)
"Among them we may often detect a literal error or an unfounded hypothesis in almost every sentence. This is more rarely the fact now in more modern works, ..."

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