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reliability

noun re·li·abil·i·ty \ri-ˌlī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of RELIABILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being reliable
2
:  the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedure yields the same results on repeated trials
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Examples of RELIABILITY

  1. <we never had reason to question the reliability of the park rangers in the event of an emergency>

First Known Use of RELIABILITY

1816
RELIABILITY Defined for Kids

reliability

noun re·li·abil·i·ty \ri-ˌlī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of RELIABILITY for Kids

:  the quality or state of being fit to be trusted or relied on <a car's reliability>
Medical Dictionary

reliability

noun re·li·abil·i·ty \ri-ˌlī-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\
plural re·li·abil·i·ties

Medical Definition of RELIABILITY

:  the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedure yields the same results on repeated trials

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