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typographical error

(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.
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A case initially unmatched by these variables was reclassified as matched if the patient's address, phone number, or medical record number matched, and the initial mismatch was attributed to typographic error, transposition of first and last names, or a recent last name change.
Capt Gelaledin Nezir, a Defence Ministry spokesman, acknowledged that the new "salute" was contained in printed instructions to be distributed to the troops, but he said a "typographic error" was responsible for the mix-up.
But yesterday, army officials blamed the mix-up on a "typographic error".
Captain Gelaledin Nezir, a defence ministry spokesman, acknowledged the new "salute" - a traditional obscene gesture - was contained in printed instructions to be distributed to the troops, but he said a "typographic error" was responsible and a correction would be printed.
Subscripted 1s and 2s have been added to the transmission terms in the equations for changes in X and [Y.sub.i], which is consistent with the verbal description of the model and corrects a typographic error in the original article (E.
A serious (and common) typographic error is the use of a dizzying variety of fonts, sizes, etc.
No, that is not a typographic error. Margaret Ruthven Lang really did live from 1867 until 1972, which means that she was born the year that Verdi's Don Carlos was unveiled and died not long after the world had experienced Hair, Company, and the rock opera Tommy for the first time.
For example, discovery of a simple typographic error could have prevented reporting of a misinterpretation error that was discovered at a later time.
Unless this is a typographic error in the glossary.
There are occasional typographic errors: for example, on page 378 mention is made of a sketch-plan made in 1922: 1822 is surely meant.
They also may reduce typographic errors by allowing the user to check a box rather than free text an entry.
In spite of this scholarly apparatus, the book reads very smoothly (although with a certain number of typographic errors, especially in the bibliographic references in the footnotes).