from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
- n. An instance of divergence or disagreement. See Synonyms at difference.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inconsistency between facts or sentiments.
- n. The state or quality of being discrepant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Difference; disagreement; variance or contrariety, especially of facts or sentiments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
- n. an event that departs from expectations
To acquiesce in discrepancy is destructive of candor and of moral cleanliness.
The reason for the discrepancy is the Tigers 'average of just 2.9 points per opponent's trip into the red zone allowed, which is a figure is nearly impossible to maintain and is mostly just random variance.
At 20 feet high, even going out to 40 yards, the discrepancy is about half a yard.
(I'm not sure if the discrepancy is a typographical error, but for the sake of my argument here, I'm assuming that he fell up to his elbow.)
But do you not think that governments have a part to play in what you call the discrepancy between perceptions and reality?
If you think this "discrepancy" is the death-knell of global warming theory, you really don't understand what's going on, "Bart".
One reason behind the discrepancy is Czechs 'deeper wallets.
The discrepancy translates into roughly six years of added life span.
"If you e-file and have a name discrepancy you will get an immediate rejection," and thus be aware of the need to fix it, Perlman said.
The dropout rate — that is, the discrepancy between incoming freshmen and graduates — would have been 25.2 percent in the 2006-2007 school year.