misregister

noun
mis·​reg·​is·​ter | \ ˌmis-ˈre-jə-stər How to pronounce misregister (audio) \
plural misregisters

Definition of misregister

printing
: inaccurate alignment or relative positioning of printed matter and especially of a second or subsequent color with a previously printed color Prior to printing the screen has to be stretched and mounted on a frame. The correct tension is important to avoid misregister— B. Blunden and J. Birkenshaw

First Known Use of misregister

1901, in the meaning defined above

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