What does precision mean?

Definitions for precision
prɪˈsɪʒ ənpre·ci·sion

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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

    Etymology: From precision.

  2. precision(Noun)

    the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently

    Etymology: From precision.

  3. precision(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From precision.

  4. precision(Adjective)

    used for exact or precise measurement

    Etymology: From precision.

  5. precision(Adjective)

    made, or characterized by accuracy

    Etymology: 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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. precision

    Exact limitation, scrupulous observance of certain given rules.

Editors Contribution

  1. precision

    Accurate and exact.

    The precision engineering company make metal tool plates for plastic components.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say precision in sign language?

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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

Examples of precision in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Cadmus-Bertram:

    While you wouldn't want to rely on a commercial tracker if you need absolute precision during exercise.

  2. This Israeli mother:

    Usually, babies don't have the precision of understanding the camera, there was so much joy.

  3. Chuck Haggard:

    In the year 2015 we shouldn’t be talking about using pool rifles, the entire point of patrol rifles is to have a precision weapon system. Pooled rifles are a sloppy way to do business and dangerous to bystanders.

  4. Mark Witton:

    They likely wielded their heads with precision and finesse, despite their size, the head might be huge, but we can see that its well supported and mounted to a powerful, muscular body.

  5. Tyler Batory:

    I don't think it's possible to break out (the benefit of VR technology) with any sort of precision, but I can tell you that I think they are going to report record results this year because their growth rate is accelerating, and the growth rate wouldn't be accelerating if they didn't have it.

Images & Illustrations of precision

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