Measurement Error

Pronunciation: /ˈɛr ər/ ?
For other types of error, see Error.

Metric ruler being used to measure banana seeds.
Figure 1: A metric ruler being used to measure banana seeds. Click on the image to see a larger version.

An measurement error is the difference between a measured the actual value.

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