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mismeasure

Line breaks: mis|meas¦ure
Pronunciation: /mɪsˈmɛʒə
 
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Definition of mismeasure in English:

verb

[with object]
Measure or estimate incorrectly.
Example sentences
  • The residual collects productivity effects that are not modeled, as well as those that are mismeasured or modeled incorrectly.
  • It's quite funny because sometimes Ed will mismeasure a cupboard or something and Andy will have to take the rap for it.
  • Fornell conceived this herculean undertaking - scores are measured quarterly - because he thought that the U.S. economy was being severely mismeasured.

Derivatives

mismeasurement

1
noun
Example sentences
  • These problems have ranged from mismeasurement of the three key constructs to the use of an inappropriate experimental design to validate a within-subjects theory.
  • In addition, mismeasurement may lead to unintended real transfers of wealth among various groups.
  • Fortunately, there are ways this brand of educational mismeasurement can be reduced.

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