from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To match unsuitably or inaccurately.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
- v. To match unsuitably; to fail to match
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To match unsuitably.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To match unsuitably, or inaccurately or unfitly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bad or unsuitable match
- v. match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together
There were liquidity and funding crises at these banks due to the term mismatch between funding and investments, but these firms' treasurers know beforehand of the mismatch and attempt to prevent these types of crises from ever occurring.
My sex/gender mismatch is a completely different thing to my sexuality.
The external debt payment for the Versailles reparations had to be paid in gold, but most of the other debt was (largely) fiat, and this mismatch is what led to the hyperinflation
If this mismatch is eliminated at one point in the system, it pops up elsewhere.
This mismatch is especially dire for the Creature because of his necessary over-reliance on books.
Because there's no excision going on in mismatch repair.
The teams entered the game with the best combined record since coming in 19-0-1 in 1994, but it was a mismatch from the outset.
This was a mismatch from the moment the selection committee paired the teams together.
It effectively confines the aggressive use of preferences to the top tier of schools, where the academic mismatch is most benign in its effects.
As expected, this was a mismatch from the start and it did not help Washington's cause that Whitney, the team's starting point guard, suffered a srained left ankle three minutes into the game and did not return.