from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To set, adjust or calibrate something incorrectly
- v. To place something in the wrong location
- adj. Incorrectly set
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To set or place wrongly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To set amiss; place wrongly.
- Out of humor.
Adams evidently didn't know how the characters' South Asian names should be accented, and consequently, he consistently misset one of them
A friend who is in a position to know tells me that Adams evidently didn't know how the characters' South Asian names should be accented, and consequently, he consistently misset one of them.
For that matter, there's an odd section on page 104 where I ran into four English words that were all completely new to me - like replevined, rondel, misset and waddy.
In addition, running long batches was thought to improve quality by minimizing opportunities to misset machines and by keeping operators focused on the operation itself rather than changeovers.
Set up procmail spam filtering on the new shell, and the quiet of the lack of junk mail is welcome - have one rule I seem to have misset, as I'm still getting mail from that person.
Secondly, although I'd been fairly diligent about writing down the individual settings for the effects, one disadvantage of analog gear is the fairly drastic change in tone even a slight misset can make: for example, the sweep setting on a Bigbriar phaser.