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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accuracy, truthnoun

    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. accuracynoun

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. accuracynoun

    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. accuracynoun

    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. Accuracynoun

    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 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  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Mitesh Patel:

    Future studies should test ways to combine these technologies with effective engagement strategies to change patient behavior to treat or reduce their risk from these conditions, as more sensors of higher accuracy get integrated into smartwatches and smartphones... the prediction accuracy for various health conditions using machine learning techniques will continue to improve.

  2. Martha Beck:

    Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy

  3. Cedric Leighton:

    For them, accuracy is something that they have had difficulties with in the past, but they are getting more and more accurate with each of the missile tests that we have seen.

  4. Pascale Fung:

    We can hope for 60 % [ or ] 70 % accuracy, human beings are not good at reading facial expressions.

  5. Antony Blinken:

    Without personnel on the ground, we can’t verify the accuracy of manifests, the identities of passengers, flight plans or aviation security protocols, so this is a challenge, but one we are determined to work through. We’re conducting a great deal of diplomacy on this as we speak.

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