copy error

copy error

[′käp·ē ‚er·ər]
(cell and molecular biology)
A mutation that occurs during deoxyribonucleic acid replication as a result of an error in base pairing.
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com/sparksjls) @sparksjls I think she made an honest copy error.
One exception was a fellow journalist, BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski, who gave Hartman the benefit of the doubt by suggesting that the sentence in question was a simple copy error.
PPRC provides users two options to ensure remote data integrity in case of remote copy error conditions.
Due to copy error, the reference to Broadview and AAA Ventures was made in error; no such funds exist.
These mutations, also called copy errors, can occur early in fetal development, but because they aren't in the sex cells (the X or Y chromosomes) of the fetus, they can't be passed on.
She pointed out a couple of copy errors, pointed out one area that should be relocated in the book, and I sent it.
Billing and proofing errors, re-deliveries, and newsroom copy errors, among other things, have been reduced considerably -- resulting in much improved relationships with customers, as well as real monetary savings.
advertising copy errors by 50 percent, and reduced ad order entry
As Toupin is not knowledgeable in the Huron language, he sometimes makes copy errors in writing down Wyandot names, and he is not always able to correlate different spellings of these names.
It does require a lively interest in the subject, though, because it is wordy and dry and marked by distracting copy errors.
Serious and frequent copy errors can only reinforce their worst habits in the use of language, and undermine the efforts of any educator who believes that the correct use of language is prerequisite to the transfer of valid information.