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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.
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imprecise

(ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs)
adj
not precise; inexact or inaccurate
ˌimpreˈcisely adv
imprecision, ˌimpreˈciseness n
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im•pre•cise

(ˌɪm prəˈsaɪs)

adj.
not precise; vague; inexact.
[1795–1805]
im`pre•cise′ly, adv.
im`pre•ci′sion (-ˈsɪʒ ən) im`pre•cise′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imprecise - not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
inexact - not exact
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
precise - sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"
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imprecise

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Translations
غَيْر دَقيق
nepřesný
upræcis
nem pontos
ónákvæmur
netikslumasnetikslus
neprecīzsneskaidrs
açık olmayanbelirsiz

imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] ADJ [information, definition] → impreciso
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imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] adjimprécis(e)
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imprecise

adj, imprecisely
advungenau, unpräzis(e)
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imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] adjimpreciso/a
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imprecise

(impriˈsais) adjective
not clear; vague. Her directions were so imprecise that we lost our way.
ˌimpreˈcision noun
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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.
A gap often occurs between designed and implemented automotive model-based controllers due to (i) imprecisions that arise during digital implementation of the controller software on a real electronic control unit (ECU) [1, 2], and (ii) uncertainties in the modeled dynamics [1, 4].
Changing the imprecisions at low concentrations (<100 mg/dL) from a proportion of the measured value (CV) to a fixed concentration (fixed at the SD equivalent to the CV% at a glucose concentration of 100 mg/dL) produced no evident effect on glycemic control in the modeled patients (not shown).
Unsurprisingly, Durkin has a trickier time processing an entire community's grief than he did probing an individual's trauma in "Martha Marcy," but if the narrative imprecisions and nonlinear construction feel a bit less assured here, the performances nonetheless show a searing level of commitment that sustains this swift, absorbing 19D-minute work from start to finish.
An epic meditation on childhood and the cosmos, awarded the Palme d'Or at the 2011 Cannes film festival, and an impressionistic metaphysical inquiry into mankind's place in the grand scheme of things - linking the beginnings of life on Earth and the travails of a 1950s Texas family - but one with plenty of insights amid its narrative imprecisions.
However, the structural mechanics of buried pipes can be complicated, and imprecisions in the properties of the soil envelope are usually considerable.
The vaguenesses and imprecisions of Japanese are such that when it is used skilfully, deep meaning can be implied even when almost nothing is said.
Although it continues a line of approach that arguably offers today's readers and viewers few rewards, there are imprecisions throughout this well-produced book, beginning with its very title.
Accordingly, the central problem in the present essay will become the following: what happens to the 'reversibility' of a seemingly time-reversible classical mechanical system if we start to take possible imprecisions in its parameters into account?
Within-run and total imprecisions were tested following the guideline approved by NCCLS (3) by repeatedly measuring two plasma samples on 20 different working days with NT-proBNP concentrations in the upper part of the reference interval (e.g., 103.8 ng/L) and the lower part of abnormal values (e.g., 601.7 ng/L; typical of patients with only moderate heart failure), in such a way as to better evaluate the imprecision in the discrimination zone between healthy individuals and patients with cardiac disease.
Within-day and total imprecisions were analyzed by ANOVA based on the analysis of a high and low control sera analyzed 20 times each day on 6 different days with two different batches of reagents.