What does accuracy mean?

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

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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.

  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.

  3. Origin: * 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

  2. Origin: [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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce accuracy?

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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. Hany Farid:

    20 % of the work is to get you to 90 % accuracy.

  2. Jeff Davidson:

    I would rather have accuracy and clarity than dwell in self-delusion.

  3. Adrian Huggins:

    Errors did not have a material impact on overall accuracy of the report.

  4. White House:

    If you're looking to the CBO for accuracy, you're looking in the wrong place.

  5. Bill Robles:

    He saw the drawing on air, and he said he was astonished by the accuracy. So I was subpoenaed.

Images & Illustrations of accuracy

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