mislocate

mislocate

(ˌmɪsləʊˈkeɪt)
vb (tr)
to misplaceto assign a wrong location to
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It then shows that Lackey's counterexamples mislocate the luck: the agents in her cases are lucky, but the luck precedes the event upon which Lackey focuses, and that event is itself only fortunate, not lucky.
"An Ash A She" from Music Laid Her, which lyrically compares the falling of an ash tree's leaves and a woman undressing, ends with "She had me so elated but / her cold lips parting checked my peak." It is easy to read this, after the mention of her lips, as the more common (in speech though not necessarily in life) "pecked my cheek." It is with surprise and not a little comic bathos that we realize that this would drastically mislocate the part of anatomy indicated.
This explanation assumes that there is a cognitive component to the ventriloquism effect, as implied by Jack and Thurlow (1973) and Thurlow and lack (1973), who tested the ventriloquism effect by covering the loudspeakers to enhance the likelihood that participants would mislocate the displaced sound toward the visual stimuli.
And we run the risk that secular humanists holding solidly naturalistic worldviews will mislocate themselves in the religious humanist camp solely because they relish ritual.
Paul Edwards (New York: Macmillan, 1976), 176: "Sixth, we may mislocate what we observe.
A signal jumping to an interfering conductor can be missed easily if that conductor is located in close proximity to the target utility, which could very easily result in a mislocate or hit.
It not only hides the exploitation of workers, it mislocates the creation of profit, interest, rent and dividends--specific examples of the general category of surplus value (78) - in the hands of capital rather than labour.
Now, they can map and relocate those assets with the support of our cloud-based technology saving time, money and a reduction in mislocates.'
Where a lens mislocates on the eye, rather than attempt to change its orientation by, say, tightening the fit, assume firstly that the various stabilising factors will always act on the lens in a similar way.
Yet the famous memo from Hoover, readily available on the Project's website, actually states that Goldman and Alexander Berkman were "the most dangerous anarchists in this country." Gornick mislocates Goldman in relation to Nazism, claiming that Goldman overlooked Hitler in her fixation on Franco (137).
To analyze Alice's culpability by reference to the concept of excuse is to analyze it by reference to the theory of punishment and presuppose that she acts badly, and that, in my view, mislocates the crucial issue.