Definitions for erratumɪˈrɑ təm, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

er•ra•tum*ɪˈrɑ təm, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt əm(n.)(pl.)-ta

  1. corrigendum.

    Category: Printing, Literature

* (-tə).. Usage: See errata.

Origin of erratum:

1580–90; < L, n. use of errātum, neut. ptp. of errāre to wander, err

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misprint, erratum, typographical error, typo, literal error, literal(noun)

    a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

Wiktionary

  1. erratum(Noun)

    An error, especially one in a printed work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erratum(noun)

    an error or mistake in writing or printing

Freebase

  1. Erratum

    An erratum or corrigendum is a correction of a book or article. An erratum is most commonly issued shortly after its original text is published. Patches to security issues in a computer program are also sometimes called errata. As a general rule, publishers issue an erratum for a production error and a corrigendum for an author's error.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

erratum(noun)

an error in writing or printing

The errata are listed at the beginning of the book.

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