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misaligned

[mis-uh-lahynd] /ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd/
adjective
1.
improperly aligned.
Origin of misaligned
1945-1950
1945-50; misalign + -ed2
Related forms
misalignment, noun
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  • Just the misalignment of molecules in the surface of the steel makes it look wavy, and ripple when the light changes or you move.

    Zero Data Charles Saphro
British Dictionary definitions for misalignment

misaligned

/ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd/
adjective
1.
placed or positioned wrongly or badly
Derived Forms
misalignment, noun
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Word Origin and History for misalignment
n.

1891, from mis- (1) + alignment.

misaligned

adj.

1903, from mis- (1) + past participle of align.

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