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tr.v. mis·es·ti·mat·ed, mis·es·ti·mat·ing, mis·es·ti·mates
To estimate incorrectly.
mis·es′ti·mate (-mĭt) n.
another word for misestimate
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|Noun||1.||misestimation - a mistake in calculating |
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
rounding, rounding error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals; "the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding"; "taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small"
truncation error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from cutting off a numerical calculation before it is finished