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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.
References in classic literature ?
His manner has been rude to me at times, but I attributed it to his conceiving himself injured, and to his mistaking the forms of the world.
But there was no mistaking the intention of the brave Hercules; it was a feeling of religious propriety that had influenced him.
There were many other men about him, many groups walking the same way, but there was no mistaking him.
There was no mistaking the angular form of Professor Summerlee.