# probable error

SEE DEFINITION OF*probable error*

Synonyms for *probable error*

## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROBABLE ERROR

We still have a probable error of several miles in hitting the target.

The smaller the probable error, the more reliable is the mean result.

The ambiguous term .05 is sometimes called the probable error.

Similarly, on the left hand, the probable error is op', and the measurement at p' is 76.

Further, this error would form part of the probable error deduced from the results of observations.

Even whilst writing this very Essay I have given an order with regard to which I foresaw a probable error.

Various authorities will give different estimates of the probable error in observations taken at the Pole.

For each measurement, the coefficient of variation, standard deviation and probable error were computed.

Still, many skulls deviate from the average, and we should like to know what is the probable error in this case.

I should not know how to estimate the volume of outside dealings within many billions of "probable error."