error-free meaning, error-free definition | English Cobuild dictionary




1    a mistake or inaccuracy, as in action or speech  
a typing error     
2    an incorrect belief or wrong judgment  
3    the condition of deviating from accuracy or correctness, as in belief, action, or speech  
he was in error about the train times     
4    deviation from a moral standard; wrongdoing  
he saw the error of his ways     
5      (Maths, statistics)   a measure of the difference between some quantity and an approximation to or estimate of it, often expressed as a percentage  
an error of ±5%     
6      (Statistics)      See       type I error       type II error  
     (C13: from Latin, from errare to err)  
   error-free             adj  
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buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.


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