accuracy

of measurement
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00060
Closeness of the agreement between the result of a measurement and a true value of the @M03789@.
Notes:
  1. Accuracy is a qualitative concept.
  2. The term @P04799@ should not be used for accuracy.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 6 [Terms]
PAC, 1989, 61, 1657. (Nomenclature for automated and mechanised analysis (Recommendations 1989)) on page 1663 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2170 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1994, 66, 595. (Nomenclature for the presentation of results of chemical analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 598 [Terms] [Paper]
VIM [Terms] [Book]