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Synonyms for error

Synonyms for error

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

Synonyms for error

inadvertent incorrectness

a misconception resulting from incorrect information

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(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

departure from what is ethically acceptable

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(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

part of a statement that is not correct

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All physician orders must be reviewed and checked for errors, all concerns regarding the medications must be clarified, and if no problems are foreseen, the drug must be dispensed at the correct time and recorded properly in order for a medical error not to pose medical or legal problems.
While scanning; the following key words created on the basis of definitions of medical errors were used: "medical error", "doctor's/physician's error", "nurse's error", "doctor's/ physician's negligence", "wrong site surgery", "wrong operation", "incorrect/ wrong drug", "falling off a stretcher", "wrong diagnosis/recognition", "test errors", "overdose", "the delaying of treatment "and "unnecessary/ excessive treatment".
Since error is all-too-human, it is important we understand it.
Participants were asked to give a detailed narrative description of any errors during the shift or if they had caught themselves before making an error.
For instance, 29% of cases rated as most difficult had functional hypothesis errors compared to an error rate of 92% for treatment selection.
The Service determined the omission was an error in timing and not a mathematical or posting error.
Before the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, when an audit partner walked into the controller's office and said, "We found a material error during our review of the company's Form 10-Q or 10-K report," the controller was, of course, appalled an error had occurred.
A mortgage lender took a "write-down" of $3 billion because of a change-control error in a key spreadsheet.
Some organizations have implemented self-reporting "safe-harbor" polices that provide staff with protection from disciplinary action when they self report an error.
Spreadsheet control tools provide automated spreadsheet consolidation and error detection and eliminate the need to spend thousands of hours reviewing accounting.
Overall, 119 nurses (30%) reported making at least one error, and 127 (33%) reported at least one near error, for a total of 199 errors and 213 near errors during the study period.
Beginning at the zero position and at each increment of the three axes, which are moved together to reach a new position along the diagonal, the displacement error is measured.
The actuator is adjusted using a position error signal (PES), which is the difference between the measured position computed from the servo pattern and the desired position of the head.
The P-element provides Proportional error correction.
Despite the restriction of the subtitle, Francois Rigolot's sympathetic pursuit of error in literature does not neglect its theological and philosophical dimensions.