Definition of Precision

1. Noun. The quality of being reproducible in amount or performance. "Note the meticulous precision of his measurements"

Exact synonyms: Preciseness
Generic synonyms: Exactitude, Exactness
Antonyms: Impreciseness, Imprecision
Derivative terms: Precise



Definition of Precision

1. n. The quality or state of being precise; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness.

Definition of Precision

1. Noun. the state of being precise or exact; exactness ¹

2. Noun. the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently ¹

3. Noun. (mathematics) the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably ¹

4. Adjective. used for exact or precise measurement ¹

5. Adjective. made, or characterized by accuracy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Precision

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Precision

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"Potentiometer coils are ordinarily adjusted with a precision of from i per mille to oi per mille. Hence corrections to the higher valued coils will often be ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Price, reported in 12 How., 59, the operation of this Act was considered; and the court said: of the Act gave precision to that title and attached it to the ..."

3. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"We can tell the very day on which the Queen ascended the throne : the moment of her death will be known with equal precision ; and there ..."

4. English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an by Lindley Murray (1811)
"Of precision; precision is the third requisite of perspicuity with respect to ... precision stands opposed to these three faults, but chiefly to the last. ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"In taking side shots for locating topographic details the angles should be taken with a precision which is consistent with the precision of the measures of ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"precision OF THE MEASUREMENTS. — The precision required in any traverse will depend upon the purpose of the survey. If it is a survey for determining the ..."

7. English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an by Lindley Murray (1810)
"precision stands opposed to these three faults, but chiefly to the last. Propriety implies a freedom ... The use and importance of precision may be deduced* ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Perhaps it is worth while to delay for a moment, in order to state to what degree of precision such experiments have been brought. The degree of precision ..."

9. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"Potentiometer coils are ordinarily adjusted with a precision of from i per mille to oi per mille. Hence corrections to the higher valued coils will often be ..."

10. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Price, reported in 12 How., 59, the operation of this Act was considered; and the court said: of the Act gave precision to that title and attached it to the ..."

11. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"We can tell the very day on which the Queen ascended the throne : the moment of her death will be known with equal precision ; and there ..."

12. English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an by Lindley Murray (1811)
"Of precision; precision is the third requisite of perspicuity with respect to ... precision stands opposed to these three faults, but chiefly to the last. ..."

13. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"In taking side shots for locating topographic details the angles should be taken with a precision which is consistent with the precision of the measures of ..."

14. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"precision OF THE MEASUREMENTS. — The precision required in any traverse will depend upon the purpose of the survey. If it is a survey for determining the ..."

15. English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an by Lindley Murray (1810)
"precision stands opposed to these three faults, but chiefly to the last. Propriety implies a freedom ... The use and importance of precision may be deduced* ..."

16. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Perhaps it is worth while to delay for a moment, in order to state to what degree of precision such experiments have been brought. The degree of precision ..."

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