extreme value of measurement error, with respect to a known reference quantity value, permitted by specifications or regulations for a given measurement, measuring instrument, or measuring system
Note 1 Usually the term “maximum permissible errors” or “limits of error” are used, where there are two extreme values.
Note 2 The term “tolerance” should not be used to designate 'maximum permissible error'.
[OIML V2-200:2012, 4.26]
Note 3 Usually the term “maximum permissible error” is abbreviated to “MPE”, or “mpe”.
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