From Latindiscrepantia, from discrepans, from discrepō, from crepō. See also discrepant.
Discrepancy Sentence Examples
The discrepancy is attributed to a defect of rigidity in the earth.
Consumption.-It is only natural that the consumption of wine should be greatest in the countries where it is produced on the largest scale, but the discrepancy between the consumption of different countries is little short of astonishing.
The discrepancy between the fees paid by patients and the salaries received by nurses, especially in London, has occasionally excited unfavourable comment, but it is to be remembered that the nurses are maintained when out of work or ill, and have other advantages; many institutions either provide pensions or assist the members of their staff to join the Royal National Pension Fund.
This discrepancy, if it stood alone, would not, however, be serious.
The discrepancy seems to depend upon Young having treated the attractive force as operative in one direction only.