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Dead band

Maximum interval through which a stimulus may be changed in both directions without producing a change in response of a measuring instrument.

Derived unit

(of measurement)


A device or substance that indicates the presence of a phenomenon without necessarily providing a value of an associated quantity. E.g. litmus paper.


Value minus its reference value.


Dansk Institut for Fundamental Metrologi. The national metrological instituteDenmark.


Slow change of a metrological characteristic of a measuring instrument.