Measuring and test equipment
The measuring instrument, measurement standard, reference material or auxiliary apparatus, or a combination thereof, necessary to realize a measurement process.
NOTE: This also includes individual items of equipment and measuring systems comprised of several items that are used in calibration, test, inspection, and verification.
Source: ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006 Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment / sub-clause 3.9
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