error of closure

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error of closure

n
(Surveying) surveying the amount by which a computed, plotted, or observed quantity or position differs from the true or established one, esp when plotting a closed traverse. Also called: closing error
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"We haven't done line surveys when we have had such a small closing error before and we now have four sets of data; the most data we've had on any hill."
Closing errors of the VV differences in triangles of WGs did not exceed [+ or -]0.56 mm [yr.sup-1] and the standard error of the VV differences from the closing errors was [+ or -] 0.23 mm [yr.sup-1].
HIT can improve the safety and quality of patient care, but there are reports of harm associated with Me use of these systems, from closing errors to delays in treatment.