Measurement Techniques

, Volume 56, Issue 8, pp 861–865 | Cite as

An Unlucky Term


The possibility and utility of the use of the Russian term, referensnyi, in Russian texts in metrology as an equivalent of the English term, reference, are considered.


terms normal standard basic primary reference 


  1. 1.
    International Vocabulary of MetrologyBasic and General Concepts and Associated Terms (VIM-3), JCGM 200:2008; Russian publication: NPO Professional, St. Petersburg (2010).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    GOST R 50779.10–2000 (ISO 3534-1:1993), Statistical Methods. Probability and the Foundations of Statistics. Terms and Definitions.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    RMG 29–99, Metrology. Basic Terms and Definitions.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Yu. I. Aleksandrov, “What are standard specimens? (for discussion),” Izmer. Tekhn., No. 2, 5–53 (1990); Measur. Techn., 33, No. 2, 175–180 (1990).Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    GOST R ISO 11095–2007, Statistical Methods. Linear Calibration with the Use of Transfer Standards.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    R 50.2.056–2007, Specimens of Materials and Standard Substances. Terms and Definitions.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    GOST 8.315–97, GSI. Standard Specimens of the Composition and Properties of Substances and Synthetic Materials. Basic Assumptions.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.All-Russia Research Institute of Physicotechnical and Radio Measurements (VNIIFTRI)MendeleevoRussia

Personalised recommendations