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

How to pronounce precision?

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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. Nikole Lewis:

    They never thought we would be able to reach a level of stability and precision to do the exoplanet measurements we did with Robert Hurt, the only way to figure out how to operate it was by coming together. The community aspect helped us navigate this totally uncharted territory.

  2. Django Reinhardt:

    Jazz attracted me because in it I found a formal perfection and instrumental precision that I admire in classical music, but which popular music doesn't have.

  3. Harold Taylor:

    Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.

  4. Andrew Pecora:

    It assigns this digital code to the person called the CNA, the Cota Nodal Address, we’re the only people that do that, so you as an individual know, this is exactly who I am with my disease and you can see everybody else in the country, just like you, what they received in their care and what’s best for them. We’re unique in that and it allows for precision medicine to match up to population health.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I want the country that eliminated polio and mapped the human genome to lead a new era of medicine - one that delivers the right treatment at the right time, tonight, I'm launching a new precision medicine initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes - and to give all of us access to the personalized information we need to keep ourselves and our families healthier.

Images & Illustrations of precision

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