And the latest contribution, just published, is A Wilderness of error by Errol Morris, who comes to the same conclusion as Potter.
Xtra Insight: Clive Irving on Flight 447's 24 error messages.
The margin of error in the CBS instant poll was plus or minus four percentage points.
The Daily Beast has removed the paragraph and attributed the phrase, and regrets the error.
With so much at stake and such a small margin for error, expect plenty more—occasionally ridiculous—attacks and counterattacks.
The Jewish error is one that is often committed, their mistake often repeated.
Did all the error and sorrow of her life pass distinctly before her?
It has been told me by Mrs. Morgan that I said: I have seen my error!
I fear you may be led unwittingly into error by your associates.
And who shall assure us that you are not in error yourselves, or that you will not lead us into error?
also, through 18c., errour, c.1300, from Old French error "mistake, flaw, defect, heresy," from Latin errorem (nominative error) "a wandering, straying, mistake," from errare "to wander" (see err).
Words for "error" in most Indo-European languages originally meant "wander, go astray" (but cf. Irish dearmad "error," from dermat "a forgetting").
error er·ror (ěr'ər)
A defect or insufficiency in structure or function.
An act, an assertion, or a decision, especially one made in testing a hypothesis, that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true.
1. A discrepancy between a computed, observed, or measured value or condition and the true, specified, or theoretically correct value or condition.
3. (verb) What a program does when it stops as result of a programming error.