What does Reliability mean?

Definitions for Reliability

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dependability, dependableness, reliability, reliableness(noun)

    the quality of being dependable or reliable


  1. reliability(Noun)

    The quality of being reliable, dependable or trustworthy.

  2. reliability(Noun)

    The quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure is consistent, that is, repeated measurements would give the same result (See validity).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reliability(noun)

    the state or quality of being reliable; reliableness


  1. Reliability

    In the psychometrics, reliability is used to describe the overall consistency of a measure. A measure is said to have a high reliability if it produces similar results under consistent conditions. For example, measurements of people’s height and weight are often extremely reliable.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reliability in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reliability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cicero:

    The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

  2. John Moura:

    NERC continues to monitor key measures of essential reliability services to provide greater insight on how this trend is impacting reliability.

  3. David Gaier:

    Many generators signed up for the winter reliability program, even though compensation wasn't as high as last year, and other generators that didn't sign up, nonetheless kept their fuel stocks high to mitigate their own risks.

  4. John Moura:

    The transformation of North America's resource mix presents. a unique set of challenges, nERC continues to monitor key measures of essential reliability services to provide greater insight on how this trend is impacting reliability.

  5. Craig Cooning:

    With Admiral Syring, we are looking to make what we do in missile defense more like space programs and less like defense weapons programs. There's a higher design reliability in space than there historically has been in some weapons programs.

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