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

  2. precision(Noun)

    the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently

  3. precision(Noun)

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

  4. precision(Adjective)

    used for exact or precise measurement

  5. precision(Adjective)

    made, or characterized by accuracy

  6. Origin: 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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce precision?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say precision in sign language?

  1. precision

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. Stehpen Volkmann:

    The whole ag machinery market is moving toward precision planting.

  2. Andrew Cuomo:

    You look at the precision of the operation. It was truly extraordinary.

  3. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck:

    It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.

  4. Ethan Jackson:

    What we hope is (the traps) will allow us to bring more precision to public health.

  5. This Israeli mother:

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

Images & Illustrations of precision

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