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random error (s) (noun), random errors (pl)
Indefiniteness or a mistake in a measurement process that varies unsystematically or unpredictably from measurement to measurement: The random error has a magnitude that may be quantifiable by statistical methods.
Random errors are caused by unexpected fluctuations in the readings of a measuring apparatus or by the reader of the instrument.
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