nonregistering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ registering

Adjective[edit]

nonregistering (not comparable)

  1. Failing to register.
    • 2002, Laura Hillenbrand, Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse (page 75)
      No one is exactly sure how he did it, but it is believed that either he positioned his feet on a nonregistering part of the scale or his valet stuck his whip under his seat and lifted up.
    • 2011, Howard Fast, The Dinner Party
      their impassive, nonregistering faces whether she spoke of the clean, pure influence of the Shaker movement on American art