preciseness


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pre·cise

 (prĭ-sīs′)
adj.
1. Clearly expressed or delineated; definite: The victim gave a precise description of the suspect.
2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct: a precise measurement; a precise instrument.
3. Strictly distinguished from others; very: at that precise moment.
4. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning: precise pronunciation; precise prose.
5. Conforming strictly to rule or proper form: "The setting up of this Maypole was a lamentable spectacle to the precise separatists that lived at New Plymouth" (Thomas Morton).

[Middle English, exact, from Old French precis, condensed, precisely fixed, from Latin praecīsus, past participle of praecīdere, to shorten : prae-, pre- + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·cise′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preciseness - clarity as a consequence of precision
clarity, clearness, limpidity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity - free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
2.preciseness - the quality of being reproducible in amount or performancepreciseness - 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"
exactitude, exactness - the quality of being exact; "he demanded exactness in all details"; "a man of great exactitude"
impreciseness, imprecision - the quality of lacking precision

preciseness

noun
Translations
ضَبْط، دِقَّه، إحْكام
přesnost
nøjagtighedomhyggelighed
nákvæmni

preciseness

[prɪˈsaɪsnɪs] N
1. (= exactness) → precisión f, exactitud f
2. (= meticulousness) → meticulosidad f, puntualidad f

preciseness

nGenauigkeit f, → Exaktheit f

precise

(priˈsais) adjective
1. exact. Give me his precise words; precise instructions; a precise translation.
2. careful to be accurate and exact in manner, speech etc. He is always very precise.
preˈciseness noun
preˈcisely adverb
1. exactly. at midday precisely; Precisely what do you mean?; He spoke very precisely.
2. used to express complete agreement. `So you think we should wait until tomorrow?' `Precisely.'
preˈcision (-ˈsiʒən) noun
exactness; accuracy. He spoke with great precision; (also adjective) precision tools (=tools used for obtaining very accurate results).
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