the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.
Chemistry, Physics. the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement.: Compare precision (def. 6).
- hy·per·ac·cu·ra·cy, noun
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How to use accuracy in a sentence
The Comtist replies that the task is philosophic; and is not to be judged by the minute accuracies of science.
The Comtist replies that the task is philosophic, and is not to be judged by the minute accuracies of science.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) | John Morley
I am called a man of science, a man with a passion for accuracies.The Blue Wall | Richard Washburn Child
British Dictionary definitions for accuracy
faithful measurement or representation of the truth; correctness; precision
physics chem the degree of agreement between a measured or computed value of a physical quantity and the standard or accepted value for that quantity
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