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mismating

female mated to the wrong male, often by failure of restraint of one or the other. The emphasis in most cases is to ensure that the mating does not proceed to conception or to parturition. Called also mésalliance, misalliance.
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Mismating is prevented by a plastic barrier between plug and receptacle, which is positioned in such a way that only compatible connectors will be able to mate.
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Flange mount, crimp and compression cable mounts can be used with uniquely interfaced connector pairs to preclude the possibility of erroneous component mismating.
The series, which consists of 2- to 12-pole versions, features a tongue and groove pluggable design to prevent mismating.
The SFVL's back flip actuator feature is said to allow for easy cable insertion and prevention of mismating.
The modules are protected against mismating and can be replaced in a single operation during maintenance without affecting the wiring.