Australian Water Information Dictionary


The process of comparing the response of a measuring device with a calibrator or a measuring standard, of known accuracy, over the measurement range.

Note: The comparison may result in no significant error being noted on the device under test, a significant error being noted but no adjustment made, or an adjustment made to correct the error to an acceptable level either by physical adjustment or by establishing a relationship for obtaining a result from the primary measured value.

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