errant


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traveling about, especially in search of adventure

straying from a proper course or standard

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straying from the right course or from accepted standards

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uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable

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In effect, ECM engineers identify differences between a "golden tool" and errant processing chambers in a production line.
Inspectors issue warnings to the errant firms and grant them a grace period to rectify the situation, failing which they are slapped with hefty fines.
RUSSELL Earnshaw has exonerated Mark Woodrow's errant goal-kicking after Bees' deflating play-off defeat to Esher.
In not-so-short order, he experiences a moment of passion, witnesses the ritual humiliation of a passenger, prepares for possible battle with an enemy French boat, falls in love with a young woman aboard a ship that passes in the night and nearly faces down doom with an errant ice floe.
The culprits aren't errant facial hairs: They're metal filaments that spontaneously sprout from electroplated metal films in electronic devices, where they can short out circuits.
She is equally convincing as the upper-class countess, the buxom Alpiew, errant husbands, coppers, con men, college students, and William of Orange.
When the camera sneaks up on a guy in a hazmat suit using a pair of forceps to pick through the detritus on the bottom of the bus, as if he might find a Thumbelina-size survivor concealed under an errant ATM card, you think, "What the hell are these people doing?
It's a good thing that the National Academy of Sciences has experience with medicine because having to publish statistics that refute its members' own errant beliefs is obviously proving to be a tough pill to swallow.
An impenetrable wall around each virtual computer ensures that errant, insecure or malicious code can never compromise the security or reliability of the rest of the system--either inadvertently or via a hostile attack.
RF receives signal that pick is on and cheats over to line up back of 1st in case of an errant throw.
Chevalier Errant has been ruled out of Wednesday's Compaq Galway Plate.
Liza Goddard plays Lady Bracknell with Dora Bryan adding unusual star casting to the role of errant nanny and frustrated novelist Miss Prism in The Importance of being Earnest.
If greed compels lawyers to pursue an errant corporation, that may speak well for greed.
This ensures that an errant change can be rolled back simply and easily -- from a few individual files, or the entire system -- rather than having to rebuild from scratch.
Ras Al Khaimah -- To encourage errant drivers to pay fines immediately, the Ras Al Khaimah Police have announced a 50 per cent discount on traffic fines incurred on the roads of the northern emirate.