out of true(redirected from out of the true)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
out of true
1. Not in the correct position; out of alignment. I can see why you have loose spokes—the rim of your wheel is out of true.
2. old-fashioned By extension, not correct in form or shape. Though the hound was out of true, with a horribly deformed face and a weak, limping gait, it had the friendliest disposition of any stray animal I had ever encountered.
out of true (or the true)not in the correct or exact shape.
1984 Jonathan Gash The Gondola Scam They all look scarily out of true, and I do mean a terrible angle. Pisa's got one sloper.