absolute personal equation


Definition of absolute personal equation

: the deviation between a value obtained by an observer and a standard value assumed as true — compare relative personal equation

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First Known Use of absolute personal equation

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Absolute personal equation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolute%20personal%20equation. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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