Noun Accuracy Definition and Examples







The quality or state of being correct or precise.
  1. 'The book has been meticulously poured over for accuracy by Fourth Estate's own lawyers.'
  2. 'How will his accuracy and confidence be shaken after getting hit play after play?'
  3. 'What he has lost out on, however, is the pinpoint accuracy that used to be the defining quality of his bowling.'
  4. 'At the upper end, there are a wide range of professional quality saws with power and accuracy to spare.'
  5. 'However, these studies have not generally had enough participants to provide precise estimates of accuracy.'
  6. 'In these cases, the likely outcomes can be predicted with some accuracy.'
  7. 'I can still see his slight frame darting past defenders and rifling over points with unerring ease and accuracy.'
  8. 'Perhaps are some of us in touch with our psychic energy and able to use it to predict with accuracy?'
  9. 'They can predict with considerable accuracy what those satellites can see, and when.'
  10. 'I don't think that anyone can predict with any accuracy where the world is headed.'
  11. 'the accuracy of radiocarbon dating'
  12. 'By maximizing the inherent features of a GIS database, this approach maintains relative and absolute accuracies, without compromising any modeling or mapping requirements.'
  13. 'We also considered the effect of k values on the accuracies of the three methods.'
  14. 'But this, and other seemingly straightforward methods, while fine in principle, turn out to be unsatisfactory in practice, at least when accuracies of a small fraction of a degree are called for.'
  15. 'How could we then measure time intervals with accuracies of better than one part in ten to the power thirteen?'
  16. 'On many projects, said O'Mahony, the engineering team is left trying to fight science by being asked to achieve some unrealistic sensor or actuator accuracies.'
  17. 'We run simulations to compare the relative accuracies of our and previous methods.'
  18. 'Using several hours of measurements, accuracies of 5 mm can be achieved, and precisions of a few centimetres can be realized in seconds even for moving receivers (kinematic GPS) close to a fixed station.'
  19. 'These accuracies are comparable to currently fielded weapons today, and are based on analyses derived from sanctioned modeling and simulations to determine cost and operational effectiveness.'
  20. 'Instrument manufacturers usually publish thermal-drift specifications, typically in terms of 90-day and one-year accuracies for a given temperature range.'
  21. 'The error plots demonstrate that the attitude and velocity accuracies required can be maintained if the time interval of a GPS outage does not exceed 30 seconds.'
((n.) The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.)

noun, plural accuracies.

1. the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.

2. Chemistry, Physics. the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.Compare precision (def 6).

3. Mathematics. the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc.Compare precision (def 5).


"There can be accuracy orders."
"There can be accuracy requirements."
"There can be accuracy tests."
"There can be accuracy standards."
"There can be accuracy scores."
"There can be accuracy people."
"There can be accuracy levels."
"There can be accuracy evaluations."
"There can be accuracy trade-offs."
"There can be accuracy tolerances."
"There can be accuracy stills."
"There can be accuracy shootings."
"There can be accuracy results."
"There can be accuracy regardings."
"There can be accuracy profiles."
"There can be accuracy people/places/organizations."
"There can be accuracy means."
"There can be accuracy firsts."
"There can be accuracy dispensings."
"There can be accuracy differences."

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