imprecision


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im·pre·cise

 (ĭm′prĭ-sīs′)
adj.
Not precise.

im′pre·cise′ly adv.
im′pre·ci′sion (-sĭzh′ən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imprecision - the quality of lacking precision
inexactitude, inexactness - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
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"
Translations
عَدَم دِقَّه
nepřesnost
upræcished
ónákvæmni
açık olmamabelirsizlik

imprecision

[ˌɪmprɪˈsɪʒən] N [of information, definition] → imprecisión f

imprecision

[ˌɪmprɪˈsɪʒən] nimprécision f

imprecision

imprecision

[ˌɪmprɪˈsɪʒn] nimprecisione f

imprecise

(impriˈsais) adjective
not clear; vague. Her directions were so imprecise that we lost our way.
ˌimpreˈcision noun
References in classic literature ?
They groped with aimless imprecision, tried to force their way out against the current, pushed and elbowed, struck at random, fell and were trampled, rose and trampled in their turn.
Regardless of the treatment regimen used, increases in bias and imprecision of the measurements were found to be associated with higher rates of hypo- or hyperglycemia or both in the modeled patients (10).
The notion of imprecision can be introduced in a database at two main levels: 1) in the data description (classical approaches allowing only for precise values, the aim is then to extend data management to partially unknown data), 2) in the queries (imprecise or flexible queries which enable database users to express preferences inside elementary conditions and priority between conditions).
The law's imprecision will force school administrators to operate in "a climate of fear," as Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in his dissent, and will compel them to regulate even innocent behavior that is an inevitable part of growing up.
While the brevity of the verbal texts suspended the phrases in imprecision, evoking an environment (ancient China, Greek myths, but also the editorial offices of a newspaper) rather than a precise referent, the figures, save from some minimal clues, were presented as details of an equally chimerical and unassailable universe.
Until recently, however, the imprecision of dating techniques made an exact determination of age difficult.
These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, product price volatility, product demand, market competition, risk inherent in the Company's domestic and international operations, imprecision in estimating product reserves and the Company's ability to replace and expand its holdings.
When the bias and imprecision are known, the uncertainty of the result can be calculated.
These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to the continuing ability of the Company to operate effectively internationally, reliance on current oil and gas laws, rules and regulations, volatility of oil and gas prices, fluctuations in currency and interest rates, imprecision of resource estimates, the results of exploration, development and drilling, imprecision in estimates of future production capacity, changes in environmental and other regulations or the interpretation of such regulations, the ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals, weather and general economic and business conditions.
The outliers we described occurred erratically, were irreproducible, were not explicable by imprecision, and indicated a lack of robustness of the analytical system.
To make the error estimations more robust, we used 2 different simulation models, 1 based on a gaussian distribution of total error and another that considered bias and imprecision separately.