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mistake

[mə′stāk]
(computer science)
A human action producing an unintended result, in contrast to an error in a computer operation.
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Morphological studies also reveal no forms mistakable for rice bilobates and glume hair cells (Clifford & Watson 1977; Metcalfe 1960; Terrell & Wergin 1981).
THE enthusiasm of Strathclyde Police's new Chief Constable, Willie Rae, is not only un- mistakable, it's infectious.
In many other paintings of 1959 (Chicago, 1920 and Winter Nights) and of 1960 (Balaclava and Sculpture's Landscape), Bluhm's slashing, dripping brushstrokes, aggressive power, and sensitive palette became his "signature," one no more mistakable for those of Kline or de Kooning than his drips were for Pollock's.