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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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Mistaker Greenway was one of around 1000 British kids whose names were oneoffs, a trawl of 750million old records reveals.
The poor child, Mistaker Greenway, was one of around 1,000 tots whose first names were unique, research through birth registrations found.
B; "Monarke of a little Molehill" (SP C) and "king of a mole-hill" (Breton, A Merrie Dialogue betwixt the Taker and Mistaker [1603], 17-18); "the eye of understanding" (SP B2v, C2) and "the Eie of Understanding" (Breton, Characters upon Essaies [1615], "Wisdome," Grosart, 2:9); "a kinde of heaven upon earth" (SP C2) and "She makes a Heaven upon Earth" (Breton, Characters upon Essaies [1615], "Wisdome," Grosart, 2:5); "sweet companions" (SP C2) and "sweet Companions" (Breton, Crossing of Proverbs, Part II [1616], Grosart, 2:8); "to make a hell upon earth" (SP B4) and "to make a Hell upon Earth" (Breton, Conceyted Letters, Newly Layde Open [1618], sig.