accuracy
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: [ˈækjʊrəsɪ]
  • (America) IPA: /ˈæk.jɚ.ə.si/

Noun

accuracy

  1. The state of being accurate; being free from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; correctness
    The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter VIII, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy ; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  2. Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.
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