miscorrelation

noun mis·cor·re·la·tion \ ˌmis-ˈˌkȯr-ə-ˈlā-shən , -ˌkär- \

Definition of miscorrelation

plural miscorrelations
: the state or an instance of being wrongly or improperly correlated : bad or wrong correlation
  • the miscorrelation of a rock layer with older layers

First Known Use of miscorrelation

1924

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