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typographical error

noun
1.
an error in printed or typewritten matter resulting from striking the improper key of a keyboard, from mechanical failure, or the like.
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  • The typographical error and omission are a clerical oversight.
  • Using blocks eliminates another fiendish enemy: the typographical error.
  • Much more interesting than security systems, and only one typographical error.
  • There is a really major typographical error in your leader.
  • It reads as if there was a typographical error in it.
  • But to use your colorful language and hide behind it as a typographical error is well, incredulous.
  • Also, there are times that facilities are listed as non compliance as a result of typographical error.
  • Anything in my book that suggests otherwise is the result of a typographical error.
  • The typographical error rendered this portion of the form nonsensical and inconsistent with the purpose of the form.
  • The original application contained a typographical error in the caption of the application.
typographical error in Technology


(typo) An error while inputting text via keyboard, made despite the fact that the user knows exactly what to type in. This usually results from the operator's inexperience at keyboarding, rushing, not paying attention, or carelessness.
Compare: mouso, thinko.
(1996-04-20)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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