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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 ?
Wilcox, it has been mistake upon mistake for fifty years.
It is all a mistake," repeated Margaret, feeling that she must put her foot down.
The author's mistake was pointed out to him, in the most obliging manner, by Robert Belt, Esq.
Anyhow, the mistake has been made and the only thing to do is to set it right.
It seems there's been a mistake about this little girl, Mrs.
I'll expect you to earn your keep, and no mistake about that.
I just came over to find out how the mistake had occurred.
M'Choakumchild never make any mistakes themselves, I suppose, Sissy?
Yes, Miss Louisa - they always remind me of stutterings, and that's another of my mistakes - of accidents upon the sea.
She was almost as far from believing as from wishing it to be sincere; for she had not forgotten that he could mistake, and his assertion of the offer and of her encouragement convinced her that his mistakes could sometimes be very egregious.
I'm sure the cook's ladled some salt water into it by mistake.
If mistake is huge we give bonus marks to students, and if mistake is committed by the press we have a provision for cutting back their payment," Yadav told ANI.