misalignment misalignment

Definition(s):

  • (n) the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned

Usage(s):

  1. If there is misalignment, you'll find it will undo the efficacy of the principles.
  2. A misalignment of cosmic forces throws Rohanda awry; its developing inhabitants stop listening to their wise tutors and begin behaving suspiciously like members of the human race.
  3. The condition can lead to misalignment of the ears and jaw.

News

  • UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit

    theodp writes "Bill Gates already called dibbs on polio, so British Airways had to settle for tackling the 'global misalignment of talent' problem, putting '100 of the most forward-thinking founders, CEOs, venture capitalists, and Silicon Valley game-changers' on a flight from San Francisco to London to 'innovate and collaborate to find an effective solution to this growing global challenge ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "They will have to twist themselves into a pretzel in order not to find misalignment," said New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer.
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Charles Schumer Source: Business Report

  2. "The crisis revealed the limits in the international monetary system," Fillon said. "A system of gradual change must be developed that will avoid excessive currency volatility and prevent exchange rate misalignment."
    on Dec 21, 2009 By: Francois Fillon Source: Forbes

  3. "Because of the misalignment in our pricing, it has become cheaper for foreign telephone recipients to ask their Zimbabwean friends, family members or business partners to be the ones initiating the international calls, against which less than US$3...
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Gideon Gono Source: Reuters AlertNet

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