accidental error

noun

: an error of observation that cannot be controlled

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of accidental error was in 1817

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“Accidental error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accidental%20error. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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