misadjust

verb
mis·​ad·​just | \ˌmis-ə-ˈjəst \
misadjusted; misadjusting

Definition of misadjust 

transitive verb

: to adjust (something, such as a device) incorrectly or improperly Mechanics had misadjusted panels at the rear of the tail that raised and lowered the plane's nose.— Alan Levin

First Known Use of misadjust

1853, in the meaning defined above

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