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Site: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology
Course: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology (QUAMETEC™)
Glossary: QIMT Glossary

Accredited laboratory

Laboratory with 3rd party approval of the laboratory’s technical competence, the quality assurance system it uses, and its impartiality.

Accuracy class

Class of measuring instruments that meet certain metrological requirements intended to keep errors within specified limits.

Accuracy of a measuring instrument

The ability of a measuring instrument to give responses close to a true value.

Accuracy of measurement

Closeness of the agreement between the result of a measurement and a true value of the measurand.

Adjustment of a measuring instrument

Process that brings a measuring instrument into a functional condition. corresponding to the purpose for which it is used.


Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.


Asia-Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation


Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum


Asia-Pacific Metrology Programme


An object fashioned by human hand. Examples of artefacts made for taking measurements are a weight and a measuring rod.