Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Key (a word or piece of data) into a computer or other machine incorrectly.‘users often do not notice that they have miskeyed a word’
- ‘It can also reduce the labor associated with manually keying in the information and the time spent on errors caused by miskeying the data.’
- ‘Checking for items that you may have overlooked or miskeyed is a good place to start.’
- ‘Otherwise, manual addition of the accession date, with all its potential for miskeying, will be necessary.’
- ‘I thought maybe I had miskeyed something and gone back a page, but I tried it again with the same results.’
- ‘You may have miskeyed the document number.’
- ‘But it seems that a trader at a US investment bank miskeyed an entry for a trade at the close of business.’
- ‘A bettor places a $50 win at the last second and the teller miskeys the ticket as a $500 or $5000 win.’
- ‘Suppose you bought your insurance, but your insurer has miskeyed one number in your Vehicle Identification Number.’
- ‘Where any breach occurs unintentionally, for example through miskeying or during the course of an authorized use, the use shall be discontinued at once.’
- ‘The recesses aid in alignment of the user's finger to prevent miskeying of other keys.’
- ‘Prior to final scoring, a key validation process is conducted to determine if any answers have been miskeyed or need to be modified.’
- ‘If you accidentally activate this security feature by unintentionally miskeying a password three times, you would need to contact the Bank to re-establish the password for that account.’
- ‘Crucially, as all the dimensions are set at an early phase, there will be no need to enter these figures again, so errors through miskeying data are avoided.’
- ‘About 99% of those errors are caused by minor system problems or people miskeying addresses.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.