Definitions of Metrology terms & phrases.
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Value (of a measurand), transformed
Value of a measuring signal that represents a given measurand.
Value (of a quantity)
Magnitude of a particular quantity generally expressed as a unit of measurement multiplied by number.
Rounded or approximate value of a characteristic of a measuring instrument that provides a guide to its use.
Conditions for use intended to keep the metrological characteristics of a measuring instrument specified limits.
International Vocabulary of basic and general terms in Metrology.