mismatch mismatch  /mɪs ˈmætʃ/


  1. (n) a bad or unsuitable match
  2. (v) match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together


  1. At no point in his slim and dignified autobiography, Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton, does Ballard address that mismatch.
  2. Because of the metabolic mismatch Chan describes, some people may lack the cells to store excess fat.


  1. Micron Gains From Burgeoning mDRAM Growth

    Declining PC shipments have lowered the demand for DRAM memory products, a segment that accounts for over 40% of Micron Technology?s valuation as per our estimate. The DRAM market is also currently suffering from a demand-supply mismatch and declining selling prices, which has severely constrained industry profits. PCs have traditionally been the major buyers of DRAM, and a slowdown in the PC ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Revise transplant rule

    Re the June 7 article Pa. girl gets on lung donor list: If the mismatch in the size of the donor’s lung (relative to the size of the child receiving it) is the underlying reason for the lung-transplant rule, then why is the rule written in terms of the child’s age instead of the child’s size?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Miami Herald


  1. "Honestly, it was just finding the mismatch," Parker said. "My teammates did a great job of just getting me the ball and just moving afterwards."
    on May 17, 2008 By: Candace Parker Source: USA Today

  2. "He is the best player in the game, the way he plays, the way he dominates," Foye said of Bryant. "It's just a tough matchup. It's a mismatch all around the board. They're always going to have a mismatch, no matter the position."
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Randy Foye Source: USA Today

  3. "He's a mismatch every time he's out there," Brady says of his new playmate. "My job's easy. I've just got to throw it up there."
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Tom Brady Source: SportingNews.com

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