Definition of miscode in English:

miscode

verb

  • 1with object To encode incorrectly; to assign the wrong code to. Usually in pass.

  • 2no object Molecular Biology. To produce an error in the genetic code; especially to produce misincorporation of nucleotides. Also with object (rare).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Statistical Association. From mis- + code.

Pronunciation

miscode

/ˌmɪsˈkəʊd/