Definitions of Metrology terms & phrases.
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Part of a scale between any two successive scale marks.
The set of values bounded by the extreme indications on an analogue measuring instrument.
Distance between two successive adjacent scale marks measured along the same line as the scale length.
APEC Sub-committee on Standards and Conformance.
Standard whose value is assigned by comparison with a primary standard of the same quantity.
The international system of units, Le Syst
A unit in the SI system.
Sistema Interamricano de Metrologia, Normalizaci