personal equation definition

  • noun:
    • mindset Those qualities of a person that cause difference in observance, view, and thinking.
    • Psychology An allowance or modification created for these types of variation.
    • the difference between an observed result and the true characteristics or peculiarities in observer; particularly the huge difference, in on average numerous observance, between your instant whenever an observer notes a phenomenon, because the transit of a star, while the assumed instant of the actual event; or, relatively, the difference between these instants as noted by two observers. It is usually only a fraction of an extra; -- occasionally applied loosely to variations of judgment or technique occasioned by temperamental qualities of individuals.
    • variability due to individual variations
  • adjective:
    • See under Equation.

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