Misadjust

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Misadjust To adjust wrongly of unsuitably; to throw out of adjustment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • misadjust To adjust badly; put out of adjustment.
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Usage

In literature:

Temptation follows the line of exaggeration, misuse, misadjustment, wrong motive.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
I went below, and discovered that a slight misadjustment was the cause.
"Triumphs of Invention and Discovery in Art and Science" by J. Hamilton Fyfe
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In news:

There are times when low evaporator heat loads, just ended defrost periods, failing or misadjusted mechanical valves, or simply lack of system maintenance can cause compressor floodback.
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In science:

Flip angle errors Flip angle errors may be caused by power misadjustment in the pulse generator, variations of the transmitter power output, or radio-frequency inhomogeneities .
Advantages of Randomization in Coherent Quantum Dynamical Control
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