Definitions for Accuracyˈæk yər ə si
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ac•cu•ra•cyˈæk yər ə si(n.)(pl.)-cies.
the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; precision; exactness.
the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.
Category: Weights and Measures
Math. the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc.
Ref: Compare precision (def. 4). 5
Origin of accuracy:
the quality of being near to the true value
"he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
(mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
"the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
accuracy(noun)ˈæk yər ə si
correctness or exactness
the accuracy of information
The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness
The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.
Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.
Origin: * First attested in the 1660's.
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
Translations for Accuracy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- exatidãoPortuguese (BR)
- přesnost, správnostCzech
- die GenauigkeitGerman
- precisión, exactitud, fidelidadSpanish
- accuratezza, precisioneItalian
- precizitāte; rūpīgumsLatvian
- presnosť, správnosťSlovak
- exakthet, precisionSwedish
- doğruluk, kesinlikTurkish
- 精確(性)Chinese (Trad.)
- точність; старанністьUkrainian
- sự chính xácVietnamese
- 精确（性）Chinese (Simp.)
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