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Meaning of miscalculation by Wiktionary Dictionary


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Explanation of miscalculation by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. a mistake in calculating

    Definition of miscalculation by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. miscalculation n.
      1. a mistake in calculating.

      Syn. -- misreckoning, misestimation.

      2. An error in judgment, especially about the effects of action or the likely course of events; as, “IBM's miscalculation about the impact of microcomputers cost them many billions in lost opportunities; Sadam's invasion of Kuwait was only his worst, but not his last, miscalculation”.