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The probability that all the applicable measurement quantities of measuring and test equipment are within tolerance.
NOTE: Measurement reliability may be considered to be a function of time and discribed at some point in time or over some interval of time.
Source: ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006 Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment / sub-clause 3.8