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## ac·cu·rate

(ăk′yər-ĭt)
1. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
2. Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
3. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement: an accurate scale.
4. Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous: an accurate proofreader.

[Latin accūrātus, done with care, past participle of accūrāre, to do with care : ad-, ad- + cūrāre, to care for (from cūra, care; see cure).]

ac′cu·rate·ness n.

## accurate

(ˈækjərɪt)
1. faithfully representing or describing the truth
2. showing a negligible or permissible deviation from a standard: an accurate ruler.
3. without error; precise; meticulous
4. (Mathematics) maths
a. (to n significant digits) representing the first n digits of the given number starting with the first nonzero digit, but approximating to the nearest digit in the final position: since π = 3.14159…, the approximation 3.1416 is accurate to 5 significant digits..
b. (to n decimal places) giving the first n digits after the decimal point without further approximation: π = 3.1415 is in this sense accurate to 4 decimal places.
[C16: from Latin accūrātus, past participle of accūrāre to perform with care, from cūra care]
ˈaccurateness n
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## ac•cu•rate

(ˈæk yər ɪt)

1. free from error; conforming to truth: an accurate description.
2. consistent with a standard, rule, or model: an accurate scale.
3. not making mistakes; carefully precise; meticulous: an accurate typist.
[1605–15; < Latin accūrātus, past participle of accūrāre to perform with care =ac- ac- + cūrāre to take care of (see cure)]
syn: See correct.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"correct, right - free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"exact - marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"precise - sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate" 2 accurate - (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"correct, right - free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
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## accurate

1. This is the most accurate description of the killer to date.
precise
2. correct, right, true, exact, faithful, spot-on (Brit. informal), faultless, on the money (U.S.) Their prediction was accurate.
3. The rifle was extremely accurate.
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## accurate

1. Conforming to fact:
2. Having no errors:
Translations
دَقِيقصَحِيح، دَقِيقمَضْبُوط
přesnývěrnýprecizní
nøjagtigomhyggeligpræcis
paikkansapitävätarkkatäsmällinentotuudenmukainen
točan
nákvæmur, réttur, skekkjulausréttur, skekkjulaus

정확한
tiksliaitikslumastikslus
akurātspareizsprecīzsrūpīgs
točen
precis
แม่นยำ
doğruhatasıztamyanlışsız
chính xác

## accurate

[ˈækjʊrɪt] ADJ [number, measurement, figure, calculation] → exacto; [instrument, scales] → preciso; [translation, copy, information, description, memory] → ; [observation, answer, forecast] → acertado; [instructions] → preciso; [shot, aim] → certero; [missile] → ; [typist] → que no comete errores
is that clock accurate?
accurate spelling is important
it was his father or, to be accurate, his stepfatherera su padre o, para ser exacto, su padrastro
to be strictly accuratepara ser más preciso or exacto ...
the newspaper has been accurate in its reports
the tests are 90% accurate in identifying future victims
clocks that are accurate to one second in 40 million yearsrelojes que no pierden ni ganan más de un segundo en 40 millones de años
the scales are accurate to half a gram
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

## accurate

(= precise) [description, account] → précis(e); [method] → précis(e); [instrument, rifle, weapon] → précis(e); [person] → précis(e)
(= correct) [information, assessment] → exact(e); [spelling, punctuation] → exact(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

## accurate

adj worker, observation, translation, copy, instrument (rare); missilezielgenau; the clock is accuratedie Uhr geht genau; his aim/shot was accurateer hat genau gezielt/getroffen; the test is 90% accurateder Test ist 90%ig sicher; her work is slow but accuratesie arbeitet langsam, aber genau; to be (strictly) accurateum (ganz) genau zu sein
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

## accurate

[ˈækjʊrɪt] adj (description, report, assessment) → accurato/a, esatto/a, preciso/a; (observation, estimate) → accurato/a; (answer) → corretto/a, esatto/a; (shot, instrument, worker) → preciso/a; (copy) → fedele
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## accurate

1. exactly right. an accurate drawing.
2. making no mistakes. an accurate memory.
accuracy noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

## accurate

přesný præcis totuudenmukainen točan 正確な 정확한 precis แม่นยำ chính xác
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

## accurate

a. exacto-a, preciso-a, correcto-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

## accurate

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Boston Scientific still has a "plethora of high-growth product launches fully intact" including Lotus, Acurate neo, and Watchman in Japan, "which should help cushion any lost revenue," says O'Brien.
Boston Scientific currently offers the ACURATE neo Transcatheter Aortic Valve System in key European markets and is seeking a CE mark for the next-generation system--ACURATE neo2 Transcatheter Aortic Valve System--which it intends to commercialize during the first half of 2019.
GHOTKI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the construction of a bridge on River Indus to connect Ghotki with Kandhkot is most important to cater to the growing vehicular traffic to and fro Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan but the most important thing is selection of an acurate location so that natural flow of the river may not be affected.
To this she added detailed research to ensure that everything in the book was acurate. In "The Lighthouse" this had involved her repeating the ferry crossing.
The Symetis portfolio includes the Acurate TA and Acurate neo/TF valve systems for use in the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe and symptomatic aortic valve stenosis, which are sold in Europe and in other geographies outside of the United States.
Effective immediately with the acquisition, Boston Scientific will begin selling the ACURATE TA and ACURATE neo/TF valve systems in Europe and in other geographies outside of the US.
It is also worth noting that this geotagging is only acurate to a general area of a few blocks (at best) so, depending on your privacy fears, this may or may not be a big deal.
He said in a statement today that "the progress that has been achieved in Fallujah, which is the first city occupied by Daash demonstrates once again the ability of Iraqi security forces to defeat the organization on the battlefield." Jones added that the United States is proud of its leadership of the international coalition efforts in supporting the victories of the Iraqi security forces, including the acurate air strikes in Fallujah." He stressed that the United States would continue to provide military support for Iraq in order to defeat Daash , and will also continue to provide humanitarian aid to the relief of those who have been displaced from their homes.
Pre-operatively, the visual acuity in all patients ranged from PL+ and PR acurate to 2/60.
Further studies on relationship of propofol concentration and sedative level, acurate monitoring index of sedation is surely warrented.

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