<mathematics> How close to the real value a measurement is.

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(01 Apr 1998)

The degree to which a measurement, or an estimate based on measurements, represents the true value of the attribute that is being measured. In the laboratory accuracy of a test is determined when possible by comparing results from the test in question with results generated from an established reference method.

(05 Mar 2000)

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