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OTHER WORDS FROM precisionpre·ci·sion·al, adjectiveo·ver·pre·ci·sion, nounul·tra·pre·ci·sion, noun
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In quantum electrodynamics, making predictions involves calculating to a certain level of precision, leaving out terms that are less significant and more difficult to calculate.A measurement of positronium’s energy levels confounds scientists|Emily Conover|August 24, 2020|Science News
This imposes a ceiling on predictive precision — and on how well physicists can understand what quantum theory says.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View|Charlie Wood|August 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It’s a very small effect, but gravitational waves have been observed with such high precision that we can already say that the graviton mass must be less than 10−21 electron volts.
As technology tracks and analyzes our behaviors and lifestyles with ever more precision—sometimes with our knowledge and sometimes without—the opportunities for others to remotely monitor our mental state is growing fast.Machines can spot mental health issues—if you hand over your personal data|Bobbie Johnson|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The final proof is like a precision instrument, which has just the right combination of ideas to produce the outcome they wanted.New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles|Kevin Hartnett|June 25, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anova Precision Cooker is the perfect little sous-vide gadget for the budding gastronomist.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everything proceeded with a smoothness and precision born of training drills.
Leslie timed each of the steps to ensure split second precision.
Martin Amis is not baffled by the modern world; he observes it with precision.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies|Ronald K. Fried|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such rapidity yet precision of thought, such volubility yet clearness of utterance, left all competitors behind.
She was like a person hypnotized, who had been ordered with great detail and precision what to do.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
He it was who first introduced on to the French stage immense masses of men, and taught them to manuvre with precision.History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
He saw how his leader worked, with rapidity and precision, and without excitement, and he strove to imitate him.The Scouts of Stonewall|Joseph A. Altsheler
Kelley slept like a top, but woke at the first faint dawn, with the precision of an alarm-clock.They of the High Trails|Hamlin Garland