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systematic error

Syllabification: sys·tem·at·ic er·ror

Definition of systematic error in English:

noun

Statistics
An error having a nonzero mean, so that its effect is not reduced when observations are averaged.
Example sentences
  • Randomization eliminates the effects of systematic errors in many experiments.
  • The trade-off is therefore between systematic error and random error.
  • The order of measurements was randomized to help eliminate systematic errors resulting from metabolism of glucose in vitro.

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