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Czech Metrology Institute, the national metrological institute of the Czech Republic.
Set of similar material measures or measuring instruments that, through their combined use, constitutes a standard.
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.
Value which added algebraically to the uncorrected result of a measurement compensates for a systematic error.
See Reference material, certified.