Accuracy

Definition of Accuracy

Ac´cu`ra`cy   Pronunciation: #; 277
n.1.The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.
The professed end [of logic] is to teach men to think, to judge, and to reason, with precision and accuracy.
- Reid.
The accuracy with which the piston fits the sides.
- Lardner.

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absoluteness, attention to detail, attention to fact, care for truth, circumstantiality, conscientiousness, correctness, criticality, criticalness, definiteness, delicacy, detail, exactingness, exactitude, exactness, exquisiteness, faithfulness, faultlessness, fidelity, fineness, finicality, finicalness, finickiness, finickingness, flawlessness, fussiness, literalism, literality, literalness, mathematical precision, meticulousness, minuteness, minuteness of detail, niceness, nicety, particularity, particularness, perfection, preciseness, precisianism, precision, punctiliousness, punctuality, refinement, right, rightness, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, severity, specificity, strictness, subtlety, textualism, the letter
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