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Example sentences for error

Besides the horrific grammar error in the first line, the question is technically wrong.
Throughout the weekend, scientists were energetically challenging the error and trying to get their own information out.
The company did not calculate a margin of error for its findings.
Fingerprinting experts have long claimed that their error rate in matching prints is zero-but without any supporting evidence.
The drivers can then be added one at a time to determine which one causes the error.
Cloning eliminates the trial and error inherent in regular breeding.
Ng says will often pick up on a student's specific error.
But any proprietor who wants to undo this error has a problem.
Throw in the weirdo ballots with lizard people, stray marks and indecipherable dots, and the error rate grows even more.
When a computer fails at a task, it spouts an error message.
Miller makes a serious error in suggesting that a college degree is not worth the price for the typical student.
Not only is this laborious, but it is also prone to error.
It is evident that chimps can solve problems by trial and error.
All of this must be done quickly and without error because the plaster hardens within a matter of hours, sealing the image inside.
Getting through each stage requires a lot of trial and error.
Making decisions about which technologies to acquire requires wise choices, with little room for error.
Historically, they have been devised by trial and error.
The subliminal story is the recognition of the lie by the error detection mechanism.
The date in the third paragraph appears to be in error.
Sometimes a censoring government tries to conceal its filtering behind spoofed web-browser error messages.
It was equipped with digital systems that unerringly corrected for pilot error as well as any buffeting caused by bad weather.
As well, they are supposed to do what they can to eliminate possible sources of error in their results.
We'd be happy to stand corrected on this if he is in error.
But the margin of error was large enough that many more may have made progress.
If you are to attribute accidents to driver error it is generally when the driver is taking in too many source of information.
These distances are a likely source of significant error.
The oft-repeated refrain that more ice makes the drink cooler is an error.
MM, to shoot or not to shoot concerns type one vs type two error.
Finding the right treatment can prove a lengthy, painful process of trial and error.
It is sad that your editors did not catch the error.
So be it, but the point remains that the oil-price error really reflected a wider misjudgment.
The shaded region is the error estimate of the models, while the dotted red line is the model scaled up to match the data.
Talk about a species of reverence that lends itself to error.
Their error was to put their indecent proposal in writing, in an e-mail pitch.
As for the neutrinos, it is extremely likely that it was quite simply a measurement error.
But with all the close-quarters aerial maneuvering, there's zero margin for error.
For many foods, such as fish and certain vegetables, the margin of error is quite narrow.
Disagreement is aired, error corrected, truth affirmed.
Before these biometric systems can reach their full potential, though, developers will have to lower their error rates.
She also coined the term debug was when she found the cause of an error that was actually a moth stuck in the machine.
Submitting a winning proposal to the right agency can involve trial and error.
The developer of that calculator acknowledged the error and has alerted potential users to the problem.
Traditionally, the manufacturing process for these wings is time-consuming and a case of trial and error.
Of course, the pulsar's funny behavior could also have been explained by an error in measuring its position.
We all make errors and none of us here can truly say they have not made an editorial error at one point in their life.
He suggests the error happens because when learning to read children first have to unlearn that older survival skill.
By using a variety of references, you are more likely to avoid an error.
Different alarms sound if there is an error or a connection needs fixing.
The prof has that kind of power, but then s/he has to admit some kind of administrative error in reporting.
One common error is that house prices must continue to rise because of a limited supply of land.
Read the logic listed above and you will see your error.
Part of the problem is that few people pay attention to margins of error.
Not to be pedantic, but there appears to be a unit conversion error here.
The replication of these flavors by food chemists has previously been a process of trial and error.
After much trial and error it seems to have learnt how to carry it off.
As the new needle is no more painful than a standard one, error on the side of caution seems well justified.
But to blame human error and algorithms entirely would be far too sanguine.
The author believes he is fighting not merely error but also widespread immorality.
The article fails to notice that the error lies in exams and tests instead.
Each has a unique design, so a systematic machine-related error is unlikely.
In both conjectures, later scholarship has shown that he was in error.
The beginning of excellence is to be free from error.
If he is misled as to the nature of reality, then his whole plan is founded on error and is foredoomed to failure.
The doctrine of the tendencies to error inherent in the human mind is another of his fundamental thoughts.
Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Needless to say, such a self-organized curriculum could only emerge from long trial-and-error periods and extended discussions.
What you claim as fact has turned out to be pure fantasy, error or dishonesty.
New research suggests that the error lies not in the models but rather in the temperature readings themselves.
Each technique for finding planets has its potential for error, so astronomers must always seek independent corroboration.
Initial installation proved to be a troubling process of trial-and-error steps to get all the features working properly.
Their creators plan to let the robots learn through trial and error.
The message must not be playable in error but it must be immediately playable if there is an emergency.
Given the danger of human error, perhaps it would be better to let spacecraft fly themselves.
These yields do not give much of a margin for error.
Through trial and error, he has adapted studio photographic techniques to the process.
Science, when you break it down to basics, is about trial and error.
He enunciated a clear national policy, and through trial and error evolved national and military strategies to achieve it.
Locals are said to have learned to avoid the monitors, but one imagines that this involved trial and-fatal-error.
Computers run at speeds of up to millions of operations per second, and do so with negligible rates of error.
Whatever may be thought of the omission of the first paper, that of the second is surely an error.
The president's real error wasn't failing to make cuts as fast as he predicted.
Let me digress into a short technical discussion of how this incredible error took place.
If you are looking for an error it is not wise to laugh possible explanations away.
If an optical device were designed to receive two inputs and a third input reflected back in, that would cause an error.
Creating a system flexible enough for such a wide range of uses required a lot of early trial and error.
At present, choosing the best therapy option for a patient is in part a trial-and-error process that can take weeks.
Queries were sometimes answered with error messages citing overloads.
Not only was the video in the left and right panels indistinguishable, the text that described the video panels was also in error.
Every error is an error of substance, a betrayal of ignorance and inexperience, the academic equivalent of the double dribble.
Possibly equidistant from the truth, but lying in different sectors of error.
Biology is now driven by genomics, not by trial and error.
As a first step, to purge himself of error, he tried to cast doubt on as much as possible of what he thought he knew.
And this brings me to the gravest defect in the euro's design: it does not allow for error.
These contentions are based on a major historical error.
Through trial and error he improved both the material chosen for sutures and their placement when rejoining opened organs.
But even here a simple trivial piece of biographical data can be confused and transmitted in error.
What it did was essentially eliminate one possible source of error.
Their error was neglecting to determine how human vision responds when a lot of green is blended with other colors.
But the method was crude, easily supporting ambiguity and error.
If those predictions don't match the actual sensations, the brain then revises its plan to reduce error.
He has perfected his art by trial, error, and creative scrounging.
And because of this, it's likely that memory's vulnerability to error is here to stay.
Most physicists eventually concluded that the extra energy was either a fluke or the product of an experimental error.
So close that if you don't know better, you'll feel tempted to believe you've introduced some rounding error on the calculation.
But past error is no excuse for its own perpetration.
That's a lot to you and me, but it's a veritable rounding error for a bank of this magnitude and wealth.
That's barely a rounding error when it comes to the incomes of today's big traders.
Their error was picked up elsewhere and repeated, and snowballed into a political nightmare.
The motion was denied, and this attempt to have the judge recuse herself proved to be a catastrophic error.
The school explained that there had been an error in filling out the forms but that the problem had been subsequently addressed.
And unfortunately he makes a pretty boneheaded programming error.
When you cite a margin of error on a poll, cite the corresponding confidence level.
Many patients harmed by a medical error never learn of the error.

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