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.
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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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