typographical error


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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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Then the Board ruled that it would not allow one party to avoid its discovery obligations to another due to an obvious typographical error such as this one.
Saini had argued that probe officer AGL Kaul on March 17, 2011 wrote a letter to the CDFD for clarification on this matter, which is when they presented the typographical error claim.
On January 1, 2010, CDFD wrote me a letter in reference to my letter dated December 12, 2009 in which I asked them to correct the typographical error.
The decision to pay for a mass correction came more than two weeks after the district learned that a letter sent home with back-to-school packages contained a typographical error that left the impression that the tax assessment would be $5 a month.
An inherited form of premature arthritis sometimes results from a minor typographical error in the genetic code for a joint-cushioning protein, according to new research.
The number in the formula that specifies the pattern for each mirror's curvature has nine significant digits, Westphal says, and this raises the possibility that the mistake resulted from something as small as a typographical error.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Please note that there was a typographical error in the summary of consolidated income statement on the first page in the previously today sent out interim report.
The Rogan campaign called the inaccuracy an innocent typographical error.
But I can't honestly say that I gained a thing from their having been connected with Winch (or Schutz), or, again, with Garfinkel, As for the startling "Which," be assured that he or she is not listed in the' index, but is a typographical error.
Due to a typographical error referencing the first quarter instead of the second quarter in the Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc.
Unfortunately, a vexing (and highly ironic) typographical error repeatedly renders Rinaldo's horse "Baiardo" as "Boiardo" (the author of Orlando innamorato) and results in nonsensical phrases, such as "Rinaldo's decision to pursue Boiardo" and "Gradasso's desire for Boiardo" (37).