Agricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack said the old pyramid was accurate, but too complex to be useful.
There is debate among economists and social scientists about which ratio is the most accurate.
Assault rifles are light and accurate, but no sportsman is going to pour a barrage of hot lead into a deer.
The finding that one in five women are sexually assaulted in college may not be accurate.
The coverage reflects the short attention span and limited interest in Russia in the Western press, but it may also be accurate.
In the opinion of Mr. Harrison, this 'is the age of accurate translation.
If he has been accurate, he has reduced everything in the same proportion.
He seemed to carry a map of the township in the bottom of his feet, a most minute and accurate survey.
The expectation of accurate recording is implicit in the experience of writing.
Mr Vanslyperken did not much admire the exterior of the building, but it was too dark to enable him to take an accurate survey.
1610s, "done with care," from Latin accuratus "prepared with care, exact, elaborate," past participle of accurare "take care of," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + curare "take care of" (see cure). The notion of doing something carefully led to that of being exact (1650s). Related: Accurately; accurateness.