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mismeasure

(ˌmɪsˈmɛʒə)
vb (tr)
to measure inaccurately or incorrectly
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mismeasure


Past participle: mismeasured
Gerund: mismeasuring

Imperative
mismeasure
mismeasure
Present
I mismeasure
you mismeasure
he/she/it mismeasures
we mismeasure
you mismeasure
they mismeasure
Preterite
I mismeasured
you mismeasured
he/she/it mismeasured
we mismeasured
you mismeasured
they mismeasured
Present Continuous
I am mismeasuring
you are mismeasuring
he/she/it is mismeasuring
we are mismeasuring
you are mismeasuring
they are mismeasuring
Present Perfect
I have mismeasured
you have mismeasured
he/she/it has mismeasured
we have mismeasured
you have mismeasured
they have mismeasured
Past Continuous
I was mismeasuring
you were mismeasuring
he/she/it was mismeasuring
we were mismeasuring
you were mismeasuring
they were mismeasuring
Past Perfect
I had mismeasured
you had mismeasured
he/she/it had mismeasured
we had mismeasured
you had mismeasured
they had mismeasured
Future
I will mismeasure
you will mismeasure
he/she/it will mismeasure
we will mismeasure
you will mismeasure
they will mismeasure
Future Perfect
I will have mismeasured
you will have mismeasured
he/she/it will have mismeasured
we will have mismeasured
you will have mismeasured
they will have mismeasured
Future Continuous
I will be mismeasuring
you will be mismeasuring
he/she/it will be mismeasuring
we will be mismeasuring
you will be mismeasuring
they will be mismeasuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mismeasuring
you have been mismeasuring
he/she/it has been mismeasuring
we have been mismeasuring
you have been mismeasuring
they have been mismeasuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mismeasuring
you will have been mismeasuring
he/she/it will have been mismeasuring
we will have been mismeasuring
you will have been mismeasuring
they will have been mismeasuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mismeasuring
you had been mismeasuring
he/she/it had been mismeasuring
we had been mismeasuring
you had been mismeasuring
they had been mismeasuring
Conditional
I would mismeasure
you would mismeasure
he/she/it would mismeasure
we would mismeasure
you would mismeasure
they would mismeasure
Past Conditional
I would have mismeasured
you would have mismeasured
he/she/it would have mismeasured
we would have mismeasured
you would have mismeasured
they would have mismeasured
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Sander, Mismeasuring the Mismatch" A Response to Ho, 114 Yale L.J.
The coefficient [[gamma].sub.1t]( [[gamma].sub.2t] or [[gamma].sub.3t]) is also the sum of three parts: (a) a direct effect of the true value of [r.sub.t](ln[[y.sub.t]] or [g.sub.yt]) on the true value of ln([m.sub.t]), (b) a term capturing omitted-variables bias, and (c) a mismeasurement effect due to mismeasuring [r.sub.t](ln[[y.sub.t]] or [g.sub.yt],) (see Chang et al.