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ac·cu·ra·cy

 (ăk′yər-ə-sē)
n.
1. Conformity to fact.
2. Precision; exactness.
3. The ability of a measurement to match the actual value of the quantity being measured.

accuracy

(ˈækjʊrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. faithful measurement or representation of the truth; correctness; precision
2. (General Physics) physics chem the degree of agreement between a measured or computed value of a physical quantity and the standard or accepted value for that quantity

ac•cu•ra•cy

(ˈæk yər ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; precision; exactness.
2. the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.
3. Math. the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc. Compare precision (def. 4).
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accuracy - the quality of being near to the true valueaccuracy - 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"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
exactitude, exactness - the quality of being exact; "he demanded exactness in all details"; "a man of great exactitude"
fidelity - accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
inaccuracy - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
2.accuracy - (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a numberaccuracy - (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

accuracy

accuracy

noun
Translations
دِقَّةدِقَّـه
акуратност
přesnostsprávnost
nøjagtighedpræcision
täpsus
tarkkuustotuudenmukaisuus
točnost
helyességpontosságprecizitás
nákvæmni
正確さ
정확성
točnost
noggrannhet
ความแม่นยำ
sự chính xác

accuracy

[ˈækjʊrəsɪ] N [of measurement, figures, clock] → exactitud f; [of instrument] → precisión f; [of translation, copy, words, description] → fidelidad f, exactitud f; [of forecast] → lo acertado; [of aim, shot] → lo certero
accuracy is very important for a good typistno cometer errores es muy importante para un buen mecanógrafo
they were impressed by the typist's accuracyestaban impresionados por la falta de errores en el trabajo del mecanógrafo

accuracy

[ˈækjʊrəsi] n
[information, spelling] (= correctness) → exactitude f
(= precision) [weapon] → précision f

accuracy

nGenauigkeit f; (of missile)Zielgenauigkeit f

accuracy

[ˈækjʊrəsɪ] n (see adj) → accuratezza, esattezza, precisione f, fedeltà

accurate

(ӕˈkjurət) adjective
1. exactly right. an accurate drawing.
2. making no mistakes. an accurate memory.
ˈaccurately adverb
accuracy noun

accuracy

دِقَّة přesnost præcision Genauigkeit ακρίβεια exactitud totuudenmukaisuus exactitude točnost precisione 正確さ 정확성 nauwkeurigheid sannferdighet dokładność exatidão достоверность noggrannhet ความแม่นยำ doğruluk sự chính xác 准确

ac·cur·a·cy

n. exactitud, precisión, cuidado.

accuracy

n exactitud f, precisión f
References in classic literature ?
Like most young scribblers, she went abroad for her characters and scenery, and banditti, counts, gypsies, nuns, and duchesses appeared upon her stage, and played their parts with as much accuracy and spirit as could be expected.
With the sun for his only guide, or aided by such blind marks as are only known to the sagacity of a native, he held his way along the barrens of pine, through occasional little fertile vales, across brooks and rivulets, and over undulating hills, with the accuracy of instinct, and nearly with the directness of a bird.
Hepzibah, piquing herself on a woman's accuracy in such matters, held it to be slightly different from what Clifford described; but, producing the very gown from an old trunk, it proved to be identical with his remembrance of it.
Because there are skeleton authorities you can refer to, to test my accuracy.
But, to that nature, the very unbounded trust reposed in him was bond and seal for the most scrupulous accuracy.
And so on and so on; and with each new marvel the astonishment at his accuracy rose higher and higher.
There is record of a striking and curious example of the accuracy which may be attained in these reckonings.
which interest she exacted every quarter, keeping her accounts in a little book with anxious accuracy.
It was signed in full, and was dated with the business-like accuracy in such matters which had always distinguished Miss Garth's character.
The room was very dark, too dark to be observed with any accuracy, though Scrooge glanced round it in obedience to a secret impulse, anxious to know what kind of room it was.
This may be fancy, though I think the memory of most of us can go farther back into such times than many of us suppose; just as I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy.
However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.

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