Complete Definition of "error"

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English

Pronunciation
AHD|Är'É(r), IPA|/ËÉrÉ(ɹ)/, SAMPA|/"[email protected](r)/
audio|en-us-error.ogg|Audio (US)
:Homophones: era (depending on pronunciation)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉrÉ(r)|-ÉrÉ(r)

Noun
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#countable A mistake.
#mathematics The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
#baseball|countable A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.
#context|appellate|_|law|uncountable One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.

Synonyms
sense|a mistake blunder, defect, fault, faux pas, gaffe, mistake

Related terms
erroneous
erroneously

Derived terms
error correction
error handler
error handling
error in judgement, error in judgment, error of judgement, error of judgment
error message
in error
measurement error
syntax error
trial and error

Translations
trans-top|mistake
Danish: fejl c, fejltagelse c, forseelse c
Finnish: t+|fi|virhe
Japanese: Jpan|誤ã (Jpan|ããã¾ã, ayamari), Jpan|ééã (Jpan|ã¾ã¡ãã, machigai)
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Portuguese: t+|pt|erro|m
Russian: t|ru|oÑибкa|f|tr=ošíbka
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trans-top|difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one
Danish: t-|da|afvigelse|c
Finnish: t+|fi|virhe
Japanese: Jpan|誤差 (Jpan|ãã, gosa)
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Portuguese: t+|pt|erro|m
Russian: t|ru|погÑеÑноÑÑÑ|f|trpogr'éšnost'|scCyrl
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trans-top|baseball: play which is scored as having been made incorrectly
Japanese: Jpan|ã¨ã©ã¼ (erÄ), Jpan|å¤±ç­ (Jpan|ãã£ãã, shissaku)
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trans-top|one or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement
Danish: t-|da|fejl|c
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ttbc|Bulgarian: гÑеÑка f
ttbc|Czech: chyba f, omyl m
ttbc|Dutch: fout, vergissing f
ttbc|French: erreur f
ttbc|German: Fehler m
ttbc|Greek: ÏÏάλμα n
ttbc|Hebrew: ש×××× f, ××¢×ת f
ttbc|Hungarian: hiba
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ttbc|Italian: errore m
ttbc|Polish: bÅÄd m
ttbc|Romanian: eroare f, greÅealÄ f
ttbc|Slovak: chyba f
ttbc|Slovene: napaka f
ttbc|Spanish: error m, yerro m
ttbc|Swedish: fel n, misstag n
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Verb
en-verb

  1. non-standard To make a mistake; to result in an error.

#*1993 December, Arie Kaufman (editor), Rendering, Visualization, and Rasterization Hardware, Springer-Verlag New York LLC
#*:Pixels which are mathematically outside of a triangle, but which are included for anti-aliasing purposes can be generated with colour and depth information outside of the valid range. The ADE should identify these cases and clamp the output to the minimum or maximum value depending on the direction it has errored in.
#*2000 December, Randy W. Kamphaus, Clinical Assessment of Child And Adolescent Intelligence, Allyn & Bacon
#*:By doing so examiners are erroring in the direction of drawing hypotheses based on greater evidence of reliability and validity.
#*2001 November, Daniel D. Dancer, Shards and Circles: Artistic Adventures in Spirit and Ecology, Trafford Publishing
#*:Error is not just permitted by diversity; it is what permits diversity.... The beetle had âerroredâ beautifully
#*2002 May, Sylvain Beauregard, Passion Celine Dion the Book: The Ultimate Guide for the Fan!, Trafford Publishing
#*:Many other celebrities errored in the political comments area...

Synonyms
err

Translations
trans-top|(nonstandard) To make a mistake; to result in an error
See: err
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Derived terms
error out

See also
w:en:Error|wikipedia article on error
unerring

Category:1000 English basic words


Spanish

Pronunciation
IPA: [e.Ëroɾ]

Noun
error m

  1. An error

Synonyms
equivocación f
yerro m

Related terms
errar

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