Alkaline Error

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline Error: A systematic error that occurs when glass electrodes are used to read the pH of an extremely alkaline solution; the electrode responds to sodium ions as though they were hydrogen ions, giving a pH reading that is consistently too low.

Other Words for Error

Error Adjective Synonyms: mistake, inaccuracy, fault, flaw, blunder, slip, gaffe, misprint, typographical error, erratum, solecism, literal, slip-up, goof, clanger, fluff, boo-boo, howler, bloomer, foul-up, boner, boob
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Forced Error

Entertainment / Tennis / Forced Error: When an opponent hits a difficult shot that causes the player to miss. As opposed to the unforced error MORE

Errors And Omissions Insurance

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Errors And Omissions Insurance: An insurance policy providing businesses with coverage and protection against potential lawsuits from clients or customers. MORE

Gross Error

Science / Chemistry / Gross Error: Gross errors are undetected mistakes that cause a measurement to be very much farther from the mean measurement than other measurements. MORE

Logic Error

Technology / Programming / Logic Error: An error that the computer never notices, but that you notice because your darn program doesn't do what you want it to do. MORE

Measurement Error

Business / Finance / Measurement Error: Errors in measuring an explanatory variable in a regression, which leads to biases in estimated parameters. MORE

Error Rate

Technology / Computers / Error Rate: In many cases, it may be acceptable if an input device generates a certain number of errors. This is often referred to as the error rate and the acceptable level will vary according to the input devic MORE

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