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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cicero:

    The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

  2. Wolfgang Bernhard:

    We can perfectly optimize those components to each other to get the best fuel economy and reliability.

  3. Jon Davis:

    I have not seen anything, and I looked, that would cause me pause on the reliability or safety of the airplanes.

  4. Michael Elleman:

    Sanctions raise the cost and impact reliability, but a determined country can access the needed items if it is a priority acquisition.

  5. John Moura:

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

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