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Typo

An unintentional mistake in typing, short for "typographical error." In 1962, a typo in the code of the computer instructions for an unmanned satellite traveling to Venus allegedly caused the failure of the mission.
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Mallgrave's attractive book is handsomely illustrated, though there are too many typographical errors for comfort.
Unfortunately, this important competence may be belittled by the doctor-candidate, or, worse yet, the prospective manager commits grammatical errors in writing, makes inappropriate use of metaphors in speaking, fails to send thank you notes and acknowledgments, or has unsightly typographical errors in his or her presentation materials.
Doi likens the system to a spell-checking program, used in word processing to catch typographical errors before printing a document.
On a similarly sunny note, the Journal also noted that fake CDs are relatively easy to spot because of typographical errors that appear on the packaging.
The purpose of the amended quarterly report is to correct certain typographical errors in, and make other immaterial changes to, the original quarterly report.
The book contains typographical errors, and the Latin, Italian, and English texts cited are not accompanied by translations.
Although there is a useful glossary of Scots terms, the book does not explain abbreviations such as the OSA and the NSA (Old and New Statistical Accounts of Scotland), and there are some minor repetitions, typographical errors, and organizational lapses which better editing would have prevented.
Aside from the typographical errors, the book also does a disservice to those who'll never own one of these cards.
Scholars should also be aware of occasional typographical errors affecting names and, in rarer cases, actual citations; however such lapses should not dissuade them from using this valuable text.
Ostensibly, the same editor was not allowed to correct the typographical errors of the original hardcover edition of My Life (now out of print).
The book is also riddled with the typographical errors that too often plague Muslim publications.
Unfortunately, a nearly impenetrable writing style and many typographical errors severely limit the worth of this book.