Main definitions of mis-set in English

: mis-set1mis-set2

mis-set1

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈsɛt/

adjective

  • That has been incorrectly set.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Margaret Mead (1901–1978), anthropologist. From mis-set, past participle of mis-set.

Main definitions of mis-set in English

: mis-set1mis-set2

mis-set2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈsɛt/

verb

  • To adjust or calibrate (a device or its controls) incorrectly.

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). From mis- + set.