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experimental error

 

Definition: the total error of measurement ascribed to the conduct of an empiric observation. It is commonly expressed as the standard deviation of replicated experiments. There may be many components, including those in the sampling procedure, the measurements, injudicious choice of a model, observer bias, etc.

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