Mismeasure Mis*meas"ure (?; 135), v. t. To measure or estimate incorrectly. [1913 Webster]

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  • mismeasure — (v.) 1742; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + MEASURE (Cf. measure) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mismeasure — v., mismeasured, mismeasuring. * * * …   Universalium

  • mismeasure — verb To measure incorrectly or inaccurately …   Wiktionary

  • mismeasure — v. measure or gauge incorrectly; assess or evaluate inaccurately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mismeasure — verb measure or estimate incorrectly. Derivatives mismeasurement noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mismeasure — mis•meas′ure v. ured, ur•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • mismeasure — /mɪsˈmɛʒə/ (say mis mezhuh) verb (t) (mismeasured, mismeasuring) to measure wrongly. –mismeasurement, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • mismeasure — v.tr. measure or estimate incorrectly. Derivatives: mismeasurement n …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Mismeasure of Man — The first edition of The Mismeasure of Man. (1981) The Mismeasure of Man (1981), by Stephen Jay Gould, is a history and critique of the statistical methods and cultural motivations underlying biological determinism, the belief that “the social… …   Wikipedia

  • The Mismeasure of Man — (deutsch: Der falsch vermessene Mensch) ist ein 1981 veröffentlichtes Buch des Paläontologen und Harvard Professors Stephen Jay Gould. Das Werk ist eine Kritik am allgemeinen Intelligenzbegriff und seiner Anwendung auf verschiedene Ethnien,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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