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
AIs can do a good job of predicting a few frames into the future, but the accuracy falls off sharply after five or 10 frames, says Athanasios Vlontzos at Imperial College London.How special relativity can help AI predict the future | Will Heaven | August 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Spokeswoman Nika Edwards said in an email that tenants who lose income can request a decrease in rent, but she acknowledged that HUD does not check the accuracy of rent calculations or monitor enforcement on a local level.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right. | by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica | August 25, 2020 | ProPublica
Endangered’s publisher, Marc Specter, notes that the game’s developers consulted with the Center for Biological Diversity to ensure scientific accuracy.The board game Endangered shows just how hard conservation can be | Sarah Zielinski | August 21, 2020 | Science News
Their method may help bring about new levels of predictive accuracy, which theorists desperately need if they are to move beyond the leading but incomplete model of particle physics.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View | Charlie Wood | August 20, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
It’s advisable to check periodically for new categories that would enhance the accuracy of your listing.Guide: How to structure a local SEO strategy for your business | Christian Carere | August 6, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
CIA goes to great lengths to understand the reliability and accuracy of every source.
The grand jury inquiry affords opportunity to test accuracy of witness accounts.
Did the reporters and editors put much value on on accuracy and objectivity, or were they more a part of the party machine?
The Daily Beast has not verified the accuracy of either of these ads.
As such, they emphatically demonstrate the accuracy of the “no risk to public” trope.The Sky Is Not Falling, and Ebola Is Not Out of Control | Kent Sepkowitz | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here convincing proof was given of Mme. Mesdag's accuracy, originality of interpretation, and her skill in the use of color.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The quality of artistic beauty in articulation is very important, beyond the mere accuracy which is ordinarily thought of.Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
For accuracy, 500 to 1000 leukocytes must be classified; for approximate results, 200 are sufficient.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
And he wished also to restore her to her natural setting, with the greatest degree of historic accuracy.Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
Much has been said of the wonderful accuracy of Stradivari's purfling and that as a purfler he stands unrivalled.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
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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