Definition of Literal error
1. Noun. A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.
Generic synonyms: Error, Mistake
Derivative terms: Misprint
Lexicographical Neighbors of Literal Error
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, ..."