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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] error ("wandering about")

Noun

Singular
error

Plural
s

error (s)
  1. (countable) A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately.
  2. (computing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A failure to complete a task, usually involving a premature termination.
  3. (statistics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
  4. (baseball, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.

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Verb

Infinitive
to error

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to error (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (computing) To cause an error.
    • The web-page took a long time to load and errored out.
    • Remove that line of code and the script should stop erroring there.
    • This directory errors with a "Permission denied" message.
  2. (computing) To show or contain an error or fault.
    • The block transmission errored near the start and could not be received.
  3. (nonstandard) To err.
    • 1993 December, Arie Kaufman (editor), Rendering, Visualization, and Rasterization Hardware, Springer-Verlag New York LLC
      Pixels which are mathematically outside of a triangle, but which are included for anti-aliasing purposes can be generated with colour and depth information outside of the valid range. The ADE should identify these cases and clamp the output to the minimum or maximum value depending on the direction it has errored in.
    • 2000 December, Randy W. Kamphaus, Clinical Assessment of Child And Adolescent Intelligence, Allyn & Bacon
      By doing so examiners are erroring in the direction of drawing hypotheses based on greater evidence of reliability and validity.
    • 2001 November, Daniel D. Dancer, Shards and Circles: Artistic Adventures in Spirit and Ecology, Trafford Publishing
      Error is not just permitted by diversity; it is what permits diversity.... The beetle had “errored” beautifully
    • 2002 May, Sylvain Beauregard, Passion Celine Dion the Book: The Ultimate Guide for the Fan!, Trafford Publishing
      Many other celebrities errored in the political comments area...

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [e.ˈroɾ]

Noun

error m. (plural errorer)

Singular
error m.

Plural
errorer m.

  1. An error

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