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Value which added algebraically to the uncorrected result of a measurement compensates for a systematic error.
See Reference material, certified.
CSIR - NML
National Metrology Laboratory, the national metrological instituteSouth Africa.
The national metrological institute of Australia. The National Measurement Laboratory NML is a National Facility within the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation CSIRO.
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.