typographical error

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typographical error

n.
A mistake in printing, typesetting, or typing, especially one caused by striking an incorrect key on a keyboard.

typograph′ical er′ror


n.
an error in printed or typewritten matter resulting from a mistake in typing or from mechanical failure.
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Noun1.typographical error - a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kindtypographical error - a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
mistake, error - part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
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There was the garnet set which Aunt March wore when she came out, the pearls her father gave her on her wedding day, her lover's diamonds, the jet mourning rings and pins, the queer lockets, with portraits of dead friends and weeping willows made of hair inside, the baby bracelets her one little daughter had worn, Uncle March's big watch, with the red seal so many childish hands had played with, and in a box all by itself lay Aunt March's wedding ring, too small now for her fat finger, but put carefully away like the most precious jewel of them all.
He wore spectacles, and a big gold ring on his fat finger.
In the following cases: physical defect in the married parties, desertion without communication for five years," he said, crooking a short finger covered with hair, "adultery" (this word he pronounced with obvious satisfaction), "subdivided as follows" (he continued to crook his fat fingers, though the three cases and their subdivisions could obviously not be classified together): "physical defect of the husband or of the wife, adultery of the husband or of the wife.
Minnie laughed, and stroked her banded hair upon her temples, as her father put one of his fat fingers into the hand of the child she was dancing on the counter.
AESOP's fat finger process is an extreme liability in a warfighting environment.
To her credit, Fat Finger did open the milk and juice and left straws for both.
8 MY CHUPA CHUP LOLLIPOP HOLDER is a grotesque fat finger with worms growing out of its brown flesh, and there's a hole for the Chupa Chup stick at the top of a chipped, long gray fingernail.
Matteo, his huge belly straining his apron, did not slap Daddy on the back, did not wave a fat finger in his face, did not even speak to him.
A fat finger caused $617 billion bad orders on Wednesday at the Japanese stock exchange.
Folk reacted to me going on this retreat with either the Chewing The Fat finger waving under the chin gesture or intrigue.
There were many more instances of trades having to be broken, rulings having to be given, fat finger errors etc.
For the uninitiated a fat finger trade is a colourful term for an erroneous dealing order created when a stockbroker presses the wrong button, so I'm told.