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random error Line breaks: ran¦dom error

Definition of random error in English:

noun

Statistics
An error in measurement caused by factors which vary from one measurement to another.
Example sentences
  • Unlike random errors, systematic errors can be consistently either positive or negative.
  • This demonstrates that replacement of electrodes increased random errors in our measurements.
  • To detect reductions of this magnitude, however, both moderate random errors and moderate biases must be avoided.

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