miscalculate :

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mis kalkyuhlayt

  • v  judge incorrectly
  • v  calculate incorrectly
    I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

  • Engineers consider such stresses in their designs, but some times they miscalculate.
  • And how could such an experienced campaigner miscalculate the primary math (caucus states count too, you know).
  • However, Kremlin PR men may miscalculate any new frenzy about Nicholas.

  • John Varley in guardian.co.uk
    I recognise that when some banks miscalculate risk then the reputation of the whole industry is tarnished,said Barclays' John Varley.
  • Bobby Labonte in KVUE
    Nobody told me we were going to be short (of gas) and I didn't ask,Labonte said, shrugging off the disappointing finish. "I'm sure we didn't miscalculate, we just came up a little bit short after that last run."
  • Gen Peter Pace in CBS News
    None of our potential enemies should miscalculate the capacity of this nation,Pace said.

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