computing an error introduced into a computation by the need to perform rounding
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How to use rounding error in a sentence
That's 36 miles, a rounding error for China's construction engineers.
Are they really so divorced from reality that the difference between 1.5 percent and 47 percent is just a rounding error?
My salary, and probably yours, is a rounding error on his tax return.
To the parent corporations and their mega movie studios, the core comic business is practically a rounding error.Green Lantern Going Gay to Help Boost Stagnant Comic Book Business | Alex Klein | June 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST