The effect, when doing a lab, that the person holding the timer does not press the button at the exact time they are supposed to, screwing up the data ever so slightly. Abbreviated HTE
Our value for g would've been close to 9.8, but due to the Human Timer Effect (HTE) it was closer to 9.2.
by physicsmastaβ December 02, 2008
Can you define these popular missing words?