exactitude


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ex·ac·ti·tude

 (ĭg-zăk′tĭ-to͞od, -tyo͞od′)
n.
The state or quality of being exact.

exactitude

(ɪɡˈzæktɪˌtjuːd)
n
the quality of being exact; precision; accuracy

ex•ac•ti•tude

(ɪgˈzæk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
the quality of being exact; exactness; preciseness; accuracy.
[1725–35; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exactitude - the quality of being exact; "he demanded exactness in all details"; "a man of great exactitude"
accuracy, truth - 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"
minuteness - great precision; painstaking attention to details; "he examined the essay with the greatest minuteness"
precision, preciseness - 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"
trueness - exactness of adjustment; "I marveled at the trueness of his aim"

exactitude

exactness

exactitude

noun
Translations

exactitude

[ɪgˈzæktɪtjuːd] Nexactitud f

exactitude

[ɪgˈzæktɪtjuːd] nexactitude f, précision f

exactitude

nGenauigkeit f, → Exaktheit f

exactitude

[ɪgˈzæktɪtjuːd] nprecisione f, esattezza
References in classic literature ?
Besides, when making a passage from one feeding-ground to another, the sperm whales, guided by some infallible instinct -- say, rather, secret intelligence from the Deity --mostly swim in veins, as they are called; continuing their way along a given ocean-line with such undeviating exactitude, that no ship ever sailed her course, by any chart, with one tithe of such marvellous precision.
If you want to know anything more about us, ask me and I will answer with the utmost exactitude, for as I am a devil I am up to everything.
That day I commenced the journal of these adventures which has enabled me to relate them with more scrupulous exactitude and minute detail.
Phileas Fogg was, indeed, exactitude personified, and this was betrayed even in the expression of his very hands and feet; for in men, as well as in animals, the limbs themselves are expressive of the passions.
Then--this is all what you say--new economic relations will be established, all ready-made and worked out with mathematical exactitude, so that every possible question will vanish in the twinkling of an eye, simply because every possible answer to it will be provided.
Everything was as we have said, a question of arithmetic to Cocles, and during twenty years he had always seen all payments made with such exactitude, that it seemed as impossible to him that the house should stop payment, as it would to a miller that the river that had so long turned his mill should cease to flow.
At ten o'clock Athos, with his habitual exactitude, was waiting on the Pont du Louvre and was almost immediately joined by Lord de Winter.
I became an- noyed at this, for exactitude in some small matters is the very soul of discipline.
Throughout the day, except in her occasional outbursts of wailing grief, she had been in incessant movement, performing the initial duties to her dead with the awe and exactitude that belong to religious rites.
A Fahrenheit's thermometer in a mahogany case, and with a barometer annexed, was hung against the wall, at some little distance from the stove, which Benjamin consulted, every half hour, with prodigious exactitude.
His domestics perceived, by the manner in which he approached his carriage, that their master was not in the best of humors: the result of their discernment was, that his orders were executed with that exactitude of maneuver which is found on board a man-of-war, commanded during a storm by an ill-tempered captain.
In fact, the chart of Lake Tchad is very difficult to trace with exactitude, for it is surrounded by muddy and almost impassable morasses, in which Barth thought that he was doomed to perish.