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(1):

(n.) A mistake in the proceedings of a court of record in matters of law or of fact.

(2):

(n.) The difference between an observed value and the true value of a quantity.

(3):

(n.) The difference between the approximate result and the true result; - used particularly in the rule of double position.

(4):

(n.) A moral offense; violation of duty; a sin or transgression; iniquity; fault.

(5):

(n.) A departing or deviation from the truth; falsity; false notion; wrong opinion; mistake; misapprehension.

(6):

(n.) A wandering or deviation from the right course or standard; irregularity; mistake; inaccuracy; something made wrong or left wrong; as, an error in writing or in printing; a clerical error.

(7):

(n.) A wandering; a roving or irregular course.

(8):

(n.) A fault of a player of the side in the field which results in failure to put out a player on the other side, or gives him an unearned base.

(9):

(n.) The difference between the observed value of a quantity and that which is taken or computed to be the true value; - sometimes called residual error.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Error'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/e/error.html. 1828.

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