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

EUROMET

Co-operation between national metrological institutes in and the European Commission.
F

Fundamental Metrology

See Metrology, fundamental.
G

General conference on measures and weights

See CGPM.

GLP

Good Laboratory Practice. Accrediting bodies approve laboratories in accordance with the GLP rules of OECD.

GUM

Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement. Published by BIPM, IEC, ISO, OIML and IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry), IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) and IUPAP (International of Pure and Applied Physics).
H

History, measuring equipment

See calibration history.
I

IEC

International Electrotechnical Commission.

ILAC

International Laboratory Accreditation Coorperation

Indication (of a measuring instrument)

Value of a (measurable) quantity provided by a measuring instrument.

Influence quantity

Quantity that is not the measurand (quantity subject to measurement) but that affects the result of the measurement.