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"
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
Origin: [See Accurate.]
The extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.
Standard DeviationSubmitted by JP03 on October 30, 2014
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Rank popularity for the word 'accuracy' in Nouns Frequency: #2072
The numerical value of accuracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of accuracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of accuracy in a Sentence
20 % of the work is to get you to 90 % accuracy.
I would rather have accuracy and clarity than dwell in self-delusion.
Errors did not have a material impact on overall accuracy of the report.
If you're looking to the CBO for accuracy, you're looking in the wrong place.
He saw the drawing on air, and he said he was astonished by the accuracy. So I was subpoenaed.
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- точност, акуратност, прецизностBulgarian
- præcision, nøjagtighedDanish
- Genauigkeit, PräzisionGerman
- exactitud, precisiónSpanish
- صحت, درستیPersian
- précision, exactitudeFrench
- helyesség, pontosság, precizitásHungarian
- exactitude, precisionInterlingua
- accuratezza, precisione, esattezzaItalian
- 正確性, 確度, 正確, 精密, 精密性Japanese
- دروستی, ڕێکیKurdish
- ketepatan, kejituan, kebenaranMalay
- nauwkeurigheid, precisieDutch
- exatidão, correção, precisãoPortuguese
- precizie, acuratețe, exactitateRomanian
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