Definition of misclosure in English:

misclosure

noun

  • (A) The sum of the errors in the observed measured distances between stations in a closed traverse; also in "positional misclosure". (b) The sum of the errors in the observed measured angles between stations in a closed traverse; also in "angular misclosure".

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. From mis- + closure.

Pronunciation

misclosure

/mɪsˈkləʊʒə/