misassembled

adjective

mis·​as·​sem·​bled ˌmis-ə-ˈsem-bəld How to pronounce misassembled (audio)
: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misassembled was in 1935

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“Misassembled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misassembled. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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