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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

References in classic literature ?
If I had drawn my will to serve them from some purer source than the memory of my errors, I should be happy indeed!
We erected our tent, and placed our altar under some great trees, for the benefit of the shade; and every day before sun-rising my companion and I began to catechise and instruct these new Catholics, and used our utmost endeavours to make them abjure their errors. When we were weary with speaking, we placed in ranks those who were sufficiently instructed, and passing through them with great vessels of water, baptised them according to the form prescribed by the Church.
While an error could be an unintended act leading to adverse events, malpractice was a wrong act done with bad intention, she added.
People, she pointed out, needed to understand that a good doctor was one whose professional integrity was at stake in the case of an error.
Li Zhou, M.D., Ph.D., from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and colleagues examined the quality of SR-assisted documentation by analyzing errors at each stage of the SR-assisted dictation process.
"Seven in 100 words in SR-generated documents contain errors; many errors involve clinical information," the authors write.
The analysis of written essays was derived for 19 article error categories which were adapted from Richards (1971) and Chakorn (2005).These categories were used by the researcher to investigate errors in the participants' compositions.
Supreme Court has "recognized a limited class of fundamental constitutional errors that 'defy analysis by the "harmless error" standards.'" (16) "These errors are so 'intrinsically harmful as to require automatic reversal (i.e., 'affect substantial rights') without regard to their effect on the outcome.'" (17) The complete denial of counsel to a criminal defendant has been listed as one of the classes of errors that requires automatic reversal.
The IRS uses several programs to check the accuracy of a tax return, and one of these programs is the math error program (Sec.
In order to further extend the description ability of AADL language, SAE issued the AS5506/1 in November 2006, which includes the error model and the behavior model annex, so that the AADL has its unique syntax and semantics.
For the application of airborne navigation, this paper analyzes the influence of scale factor error and misalignment error on the accuracy of integrated navigation.
Another common perception is that an error does not need to be reported if it does not seem to cause harm.
When the medical errors of the participants were evaluated according to the occupation, 137(22.1%) physicians and 258(15.6%) nurses reported past experience of medical error; of these participants, 74(54%) physicians and 135(52.3%) nurses reported medical errors that originated from communication failures.
The present study employs the term "error" to refer to a systematic deviation from already established norm (after Burt et al.