misassembled

adjective mis·as·sem·bled \ ˌmis-ə-ˈsem-bəld \

Definition of misassembled

: having its parts put together in an incorrect way : assembled wrongly
  • The problems … included a wing flap disintegrating in flight on the first day of service, smoke from a misassembled power unit … , and problems in a fire extinguisher system.
  • —George Tibbits

First Known Use of misassembled

1935

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