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     on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.
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VIM3: International Vocabulary of Metrology

The following, corrected version of the 3rd edition cancels and replaces JCGM 200:2008 (see the JCGM 200:2008 Corrigendum) and the 2nd edition (1993). It can be downloaded as a PDF file or browsed online complete with annotations.

International Vocabulary of Metrology – Basic and General Concepts and Associated Terms (VIM 3rd edition)
JCGM 200:2012 (JCGM 200:2008 with minor corrections)
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See also: VIM Definitions with Informative Annotations (html format)
(last updated 29 April 2017)

The annotations are developed exclusively by JCGM-WG2.

The VIM, published by the JCGM in English and French, has been translated into a number of other languages, including:

    Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish (Spain and Peru), Thai, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

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