accidental error

noun

Definition of accidental error

: an error of observation that cannot be controlled

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First Known Use of accidental error

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Accidental error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accidental%20error. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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