What does accuracy mean?

Definitions for accuracy
ˈæk yər ə siac·cu·ra·cy

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accuracy, truth(noun)

    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"

  2. accuracy(noun)

    (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number

    "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"

Wiktionary

  1. accuracy(Noun)

    The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness

    The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1660's.

  2. accuracy(Noun)

    Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1660's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accuracy(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [See Accurate.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Accuracy

    The extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.

    Standard Deviation

    Submitted by JP03 on October 30, 2014  
  2. accuracy

    The quality and manifestation of being accurate.

    Accuracy within all processes, procedures, structures and systems is vital for us all to succeed.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accuracy' in Nouns Frequency: #2072

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How to say accuracy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accuracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accuracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of accuracy in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Dempster:

    Beidou was obviously designed a few decades after GPS, so it has had the benefit of learning from the GPS experience, it has some signals that have higher bandwidth, giving better accuracy. It has fewer orbit planes for the satellites, making constellation maintenance easier.

  2. John Dewey:

    There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.

  3. David Assael:

    We're not talking about historical accuracy, we're talking about art. I've set in motion a geometric inevitability. If I start chiseling there, chipping here, the whole form is compromised.

  4. Frank Rose:

    Iran continues to develop, test and deploy a full range of ballistic missile capabilities and those capabilities are increasing in range and accuracy.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The wisdom displays as the creation, and the vision analyses and evaluates that, as its reality, accuracy, and precision.

Images & Illustrations of accuracy

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