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mis·a·ligned

 (mĭs′ə-līnd′)
adj.
Incorrectly aligned.

mis′a·lign′ment (-lĭn′mənt) n.

misaligned

(ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd)
adj
placed or positioned wrongly or badly
ˌmisaˈlignment n

mis•a•ligned

(ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd)

adj.
improperly aligned.
[1945–50]
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During this eruption, wisdom teeth can be in a misaligned position usually towards the cheeks.
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The SR Series of quick-changers withstands strong vibrations and rapid accelerations with snap on, safe-lock mechanisms, color-coded locking indications (red for locked, green for open), and pneumatic air connections that cannot be misaligned.
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