misregistration

noun

mis·​reg·​is·​tra·​tion ˌmis-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce misregistration (audio)
plural misregistrations
: incorrect or improper registration
misregistration of voters
specifically : misregister
When neighboring colors have an overlap of the proper amount, colors appear to be touching even upon misregistration. Frank J. Romano

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misregistration was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Misregistration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misregistration. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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