misregistration

noun mis·reg·is·tra·tion \ ˌmis-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən \

Definition of misregistration

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

First Known Use of misregistration

1857

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