misassemble

verb
mis·​as·​sem·​ble | \ ˌmis-ə-ˈsem-bəl How to pronounce misassemble (audio) \
misassembled; misassembling

Definition of misassemble

transitive verb

: to put the parts of (something) together in an incorrect manner : to assemble (something) wrongly And any mechanic who thinks the computer is going to tell him what he misassembled under the dash is probably better suited to working with a shovel instead of a computer.— Mike Allen

First Known Use of misassemble

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Misassemble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misassemble. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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