Saturday, April 13, 2024, 6:41 PM
Site: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology
Course: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology (QUAMETEC™)
Glossary: QIMT Glossary


Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures. Held for the first time in 1889. Meeting every 4th year.

Check standard

Working standard routinely used to ensure that measurements are made correctly.


Comité Internationale des Poids et Mesures.


see Mutual Recognition Arrangement, CIPM.


Calibration and Measurement Capabilities


Czech Metrology Institute, the national metrological institute of the Czech Republic.

Compound standard

Set of similar material measures or measuring instruments that, through their combined use, constitutes a standard.

Conformity assessment

An activity that provides demonstration that specified requirements relating to a product, process, system, person or body are fulfilled, i.e. testing, inspection, certification of products, personnel and management systems.

Conventional true value (of a quantity)

Value attributed to a particular quantity and accepted, sometimes by convention, as having an uncertainty appropriate for a given purpose. Sometimes called “assigned value”, “best estimate of the value”, “conventional value”, or “reference value”.


Euro-Asian cooperation of national metrological institutions.