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High precision
High accuracy
Low precision
Low accuracy
Accuracy
Sensitivity
Range
Error
Errors in the measurement technique and method
Random variability of the measurement process
Technician's error
All of these
Meet customer requirement
Detect deterioration of accuracy
Comply with ISO9000 standard requirements
Practice measurement procedures
Same as observational error
The apparent shift of an object when the position of the observer is altered
Error caused by the distance between scale and the measured feature
Mean of the values of measurements when the object is observed from the right and from the left
Parallax Error
Inherent Error
Alignment Error
Computational Error
Inherent instrument error, temperature error, and manipulative error
Attachment error, manipulative error, and temperature error
Attachment error, bias, and inherent instrument error
Inherent instrument error, manipulative error, and observational error
A measure of how often an experimental value can be repeated
The closeness of a measured value to the real value
The number of significant figures used in a measurement
None of these
Calibration
Sensitivity
Traceability
Repeatability
Controllable errors
Random errors
Uncontrollable errors
None of these
Lognormal distribution
Weibull distribution
Binomial distribution
Gaussian distribution
Experimentally
By performing sensitivity analysis
Statistically
Empirically
The length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299792458 of a second
1650763.73 X wavelengths of the red-orange radiation of krypton 86 atom in a vacuum
The length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/399792458 of a second
1660793.73 X wavelengths of the red-orange radiation of krypton 86 atom in the vacuum.
1 part in 100 million
3 parts in 10^{11}
3 parts in 10^{9}
1 part in 1000 million
Line measurement
Direct measurement
Standard measurement
End measurement
BPL
IPL
NPL
NMI
Crook's level comparator
Brookes level comparator
Johnsson Mikrokator
Sigma electronic comparator
0.577L
0.575L
0.757L
0.775L
Line standard does not have parallax error.
End standard does not have parallax error.
Both line and end standards have parallax error.
Both line and end standards do not have parallax error.
Parallax effect
High accuracy
Airy points
A built-in datum
A composite line standard
A built-in datum
Workshop standard
Airy points
18 +/- 1 degrees
18 +/- 0.5 degrees
20+/- 0.5 degrees
20 +/- 1 degrees
Two flat parallel surfaces
Two engraved lines
Two points
Two inclined surfaces
Line measurement
Primary standards
Both line and end standards
End standards
Inline standard is greater than in end standard
In end, standard is greater than inline standard
Of both are equal
Cannot be determined by the comparison of characteristics only