miscalculation

Definitions of miscalculation
  1. noun
    a mistake in calculating
    synonyms: misestimation, misreckoning
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    types:
    backfire, boomerang
    a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
    rounding, rounding error
    (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals
    truncation error
    (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from cutting off a numerical calculation before it is finished
    type of:
    error, fault, mistake
    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
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