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The definition of error

1a: an act or condition of ignorant or imprudent deviation from a code of behavior
b: an act involving an unintentional deviation from truth or accuracy
made an error in adding up the bill
c: an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done
an error in judgment
: such as
(1): a defensive misplay other than a wild pitch or passed ball made by a baseball player when normal play would have resulted in an out or prevented an advance by a base runner
(2): the failure of a player (as in tennis) to make a successful return of a ball during play
d: a mistake in the proceedings of a court of record in matters of law or of fact
2a: the quality or state of erring
the map is in error
bChristian Science : illusion about the nature of reality that is the cause of human suffering : the contradiction of truth
c: an instance of false belief
3: something produced by mistake
a typographical error
especially : a postage stamp exhibiting a consistent flaw (such as a wrong color) in its manufacture
4a: the difference between an observed or calculated value and a true value
specifically : variation in measurements, calculations, or observations of a quantity due to mistakes or to uncontrollable factors
b: the amount of deviation from a standard or specification
5: a deficiency or imperfection in structure or function
an error of metabolism

Designing often necessitates considering the aesthetic, functional, economic and sociopolitical dimensions of both the design object and design process. It may involve considerable research, thought, modeling, interactive adjustment, and re-design.