Monday, May 25, 2020, 2:42 AM
Site: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology
Course: Quametec™ Institute of Measurement Technology (QUAMETEC™)
Glossary: QIMT Glossary


Southern African Development Community (SADC) Cooperation in Measurement Traceability.

Scale division

Part of a scale between any two successive scale marks.

Scale range

The set of values bounded by the extreme indications on an analogue measuring instrument.

Scale spacing

Distance between two successive adjacent scale marks measured along the same line as the scale length.


APEC Sub-committee on Standards and Conformance.

Secondary standard

Standard whose value is assigned by comparison with a primary standard of the same quantity.


Element in a measuring instrument or a measuring chain that is directly influenced by the measurand.

SI system

The international system of units, Le Syst

SI unit

A unit in the SI system.


Sistema Interamricano de Metrologia, Normalizaci