Definition of systematic error in English:

systematic error

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noun

Statistics
  • An error having a non-zero mean, so that its effect is not reduced when observations are averaged.
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    • 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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