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systematic error

noun, Statistics.
1.
a persistent error that cannot be attributed to chance.
Compare random error.
Origin of systematic error
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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Contemporary definitions for systematic error
noun

a persistent statistical error having a nonzero mean that cannot be attributed entirely to chance but to inaccuracy inherent in the statistical system

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