typographical error

typographical error
an error in printed or typewritten matter resulting from striking the improper key of a keyboard, from mechanical failure, or the like.

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  • Typographical syntax — Typographical syntax, also known as orthotypography,[citation needed] is the aspect of typography that defines the meaning and rightful usage of typographic signs, notably punctuation marks, and elements of layout such as flush margins and… …   Wikipedia

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