fudge factor


noun

any variable component added to an experiment, plan, or the like that can be manipulated to allow leeway for error.

Nearby words

  1. fuddle-duddle,
  2. fuddled,
  3. fuddling cup,
  4. fuddy-duddy,
  5. fudge,
  6. fuegian,
  7. fuego, tierra del,
  8. fuehrer,
  9. fuel,
  10. fuel air bomb

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