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. He was twenty-seven.
"...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." As by now all his fingers were used up, he uncrooked all his fingers and went on: "This is the theoretical view; but I imagine you have done me the honor to apply to me in order to learn its application in practice.
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.
When the fat finger blunder came to light, Samsung Securities promised to rebuild its internal control process and set up a fund to support investors damaged by financial accidents.
Then tie the pea on to the support using sweet pea rings, which are just a loose ring of stiff wire about the size of a fat finger.
But I could do with something that might sort out my own fat finger problem.
Commentators have already suggested various possible triggers for yesterday's move: an input error by a trader (fat finger); liquidation by a hedge fund; falling prices triggering stop-loss orders placed at $ 115; heavy turnover by computer-driven trading programs; or some complex interaction among all these factors.
I, for one, have even more problems with "detailed and tedious" if I don't have my reading glasses handy, so it's not surprising that different part numbers look the same, R6 becomes R8, fat finger typing, or any number of other problems occur.
Travel geeks swear by this site, a forum for users to post great flight and hotel deals, swap and sell frequent flier miles, and post "fat finger" specials (freakishly low fares, usually the result of a mistake by a hotel or airline reservations agent).
In addition to determining a risk hierarchy for market and position based management and control, traders are provided with suitability analysis, exposure alerts, order entry permission and restrictions, and 'fat finger' checks.