misregistration

noun
mis·​reg·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce misregistration (audio) \
plural misregistrations

Definition of misregistration

: 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

First Known Use of misregistration

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misregistration was in 1857

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“Misregistration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misregistration. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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