accuracy

[ak-yer-uh-see]
noun, plural accuracies.
1.
the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.
2.
Chemistry, Physics. the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement. Compare precision ( def 6 ).
3.
Mathematics. the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc. Compare precision ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1655–65; accur(ate) + -acy

hyperaccuracy, noun
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accuracy (ˈækjʊrəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  faithful measurement or representation of the truth; correctness; precision
2.  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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accuracy definition

mathematics
How close to the real value a measurement is.
Compare precision.
(1998-04-19)

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