Character 5
Hyphenation er ror
Pronunciations /ˈɛɹə(ɹ)/

Definitions and meanings of "Error"

What do we mean by error?

An act, assertion, or belief that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true. noun

The condition of having incorrect or false knowledge. noun

The act or an instance of deviating from an accepted code of behavior. noun

A mistake. noun

The difference between a computed or measured value and a true or theoretically correct value. noun

A defensive fielding or throwing misplay by a player when a play normally should have resulted in an out or prevented an advance by a base runner. noun

In base-ball, a failure by one of the fielders to put out an opponent when he has the opportunity; a misplay by which a runner secures a base. noun

In law, upon an appeal, to reverse the judgment or other determination of the court below, on account of error in its proceedings.

A wandering; a devious and uncertain course. noun

A deviation from the truth; a discrepancy between what is thought to be true and what is true; an unintentional positive falsity; a false proposition or mode of thought. noun

An inaccuracy due to oversight or accident; something different from what was intended, especially in speaking, writing, or printing: as, a clerical error (which see, below). noun

A wrong-doing; a moral fault; a sin, especially one that is not very heinous. noun

The difference between the observed or otherwise determined value of a physical quantity and the true value: also called the true error. noun

In law, a mistake in a judicial determination of a court, whether in deciding wrongly on the merits or ruling wrongly on an incidental point, to the prejudice of the rights of a party. noun

Perplexity; anxiety; concern. noun

A wandering; a roving or irregular course. noun

A wandering or deviation from the right course or standard; irregularity; mistake; inaccuracy; something made wrong or left wrong noun

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

A moral offense; violation of duty; a sin or transgression; iniquity; fault. noun

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

The state, quality, or condition of being wrong.

A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately.

Sin; transgression.

A failure to complete a task, usually involving a premature termination.

The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.

A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.

One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.

Any alteration in the DNA chemical structure occurring during DNA replication, recombination or repairing.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Error

The word "error" in example sentences

The record of that court tells us that it _did_; and if we are to see whether there be any error on that record, and adopt the unanimous opinion of the judges, that those six counts, or the findings on them, are so bad that no judgment upon them would be good, how can we give judgment for the defendant, and thereby declare that there is _no error_ in the record? ❋ Various (N/A)

The error was clearly the real cause of the banishment; what precisely this _error_ was Ovid does not reveal, but it appears from _Tr_ II 103-4 and _Tr_ III v 49-50 to have been the witnessing of some action that was embarrassing to the imperial family. ❋ 43 BC-18? Ovid (N/A)

But an error it most certainly was: and to that _error_, the _accident_ described in the last preceding paragraph _would have_ very materially conduced, and it may have very easily done so. ❋ John William Burgon (1850)

And as for this, its simple math, as you guys said: toyota = automatic transmition+ "safety" guard to prevent it from going into neutral while the engine is under load+push-button start (on some models) with "safety" guard preventing one from merely pressing the button and shutting the engine off while in motion+ (engine kill switch * 0) +drive-by-wire accelerator+human error in programming+driver error+ sheer stupidity = death. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Some DV camcorders also have the +7.5 IRE black level error (aka washout error*) with pass-through. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Processing Block: 2108 of 3556; error: An error has occurred inside the * error* functionFunction cancelled. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The results seem to point to the existence of two distinct factors in the so-called 'constant error' in these cases: first, what we may call the _bare constant error_, or simply the constant error, which appears when the conditions of stimulation are objectively the same as regards both intervals, and which we must suppose to be present in all other cases; and second, the particular lengthening effect which a change in locality produces upon the interval in which it occurs. ❋ Various (1889)

; error: An error has occurred inside the * error* functionFunction cancelled ❋ Unknown (2009)

$error variable, you would see that the error had in fact occurred and was actually received by the error record. ❋ Unknown (2009)

$error variable is set to TRUE, which causes the function to display the theme's error page. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Fatal error: Call to undefined function uppercase_control () in C: \xampp\htdocs\test\posting. php on line 763 message, $post_data [ 'post_subject'], $error); ❋ Unknown (2009)

SendSingleSms ( "421xxxxxx", "Hi, this is a test."); unset ($oSmsGateway);} catch (TransportException $e) {$error = 'SMS proxy error:'. $e - > ❋ Unknown (2008)

If this letter has been sent in error, the error is yours, not ours. ❋ TheChickWithThePen (2010)

Plus, the .350 Remington Magnum, unless I am in error, is not available as a factory cartridge these days, and may not be chambered in any factory-produced rifles these days either. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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