[mis-kal-kyuh-leyt] /mɪsˈkæl kyəˌleɪt/
verb (used with or without object), miscalculated, miscalculating.
to or judge incorrectly:
to miscalculate the time required.
(transitive) to calculate wrongly
1720, from mis- (1) + calculation.
1705; from mis- (1) + calculate. Related: Miscalculated; miscalculating.
[mis-kawl] /mɪsˈkɔl/ verb (used with object) 1. to by a wrong name. /ˌmɪsˈkɔːl/ verb (transitive) 1. to call by the wrong name 2. (dialect) to abuse or malign v. mid-15c., from mis- (1) + call (v.). Related: Miscalled; miscalling.
/mɪsˈkænθəs/ noun 1. any tall perennial bamboo-like grass of the genus Miscanthus, native from southern Africa to SE Asia and cultivated for ornament in temperate regions
[mis-kar-ij; for 1 also mis-kar-ij] /mɪsˈkær ɪdʒ; for 1 also ˈmɪsˌkær ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the expulsion of a fetus before it is viable, especially between the third and seventh months of pregnancy; spontaneous abortion. Compare (def 1). 2. failure to attain the just, right, or desired result: a miscarriage of justice. 3. failure of something […]
- Miscarriage of justice
noun the failure of a judicial system or court in the administration of justice, esp. when an innocent person is convicted of a crime An unfair decision, especially one in a court of law. For example, Many felt that his being expelled from the school was a miscarriage of justice. This expression, which uses miscarriage […]