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## English noun | |||

1. | rounding error (act) (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals | ||

Samples | The error in the calculation was attributable to rounding. Taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small. | ||

Synonyms | rounding | ||

Broader (hypernym) | miscalculation, misestimation, misreckoning | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths | ||

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