What does precision mean?

Definitions for precisionprɪˈsɪʒ ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word precision.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preciseness, precision(noun)

    the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance

    "he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton"; "note the meticulous precision of his measurements"

Wiktionary

  1. precision(Noun)

    the state of being precise or exact; exactness

  2. precision(Noun)

    the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently

  3. precision(Noun)

    the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably

  4. precision(Adjective)

    used for exact or precise measurement

  5. precision(Adjective)

    made, or characterized by accuracy

  6. Origin: From precision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precision(noun)

    the quality or state of being precise; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precision' in Nouns Frequency: #2712

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precision in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck:

    It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.

  2. Harold Taylor:

    Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.

  3. Steve Pitstick:

    Precision Planting was Precision Planting, when they were privately held, they were bringing us two or three new things a year that were great.

  4. Norman R. Augustine:

    The weaker the data available upon which to base one's conclusion, the greater the precision which should be quoted in order to give the data authenticity.

  5. Aristotle:

    It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.

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