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1. "sound differently, differ," from dis- "apart, off" (see dis-) + crepare "to rattle, crack" (see crevice).
2. crep- 谐音“可裂盘”。
dis-, 分开，散开。-crep, 破裂声，词源同crevice, decrepit. 引申词义争吵，不一致。
- discrepancy (n.)
- mid-15c. (discrepance), from Latin discrepantia "discordance, discrepancy," from discrepantem (nominative discrepans), present participle of discrepare "sound differently, differ," from dis- "apart, off" (see dis-) + crepare "to rattle, crack" (see raven). Related: Discrepancies.
- 1. At other times the discrepancy was of the order of 20%.
- 2. The discrepancy in their ages seemed not to matter.
- 3. A greater cause for resentment is the discrepancy in pay.
- 4. There was a discrepancy in the two reports of the accident.
- 5. There was considerable discrepancy between the two accounts of the battle.
[ discrepancy 造句 ]