error of closure

Definition of error of closure

1 : the ratio of the distance by which a survey fails to close to the perimeter of the tract surveyed
2 : the sum of the angles of a traverse as measured minus the true sum required by geometry

called also closing error

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“Error of closure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/error%20of%20closure. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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