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precision

[pri-sizh-uhn]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being precise.
2.
accuracy; exactness: to arrive at an estimate with precision.
3.
mechanical or scientific exactness: a lens ground with precision.
4.
punctiliousness; strictness: precision in one's business dealings.
5.
Mathematics. the degree to which the correctness of a quantity is expressed. Compare accuracy ( def 3 ).
6.
Chemistry, Physics. the extent to which a given set of measurements of the same sample agree with their mean. Compare accuracy ( def 2 ).
adjective
7.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by precision: precision swimming; precision instruments for aircraft.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin praecīsiōn- (stem of praecīsiō) a cutting off. See precise, -ion

precisional, adjective
overprecision, noun
ultraprecision, noun


2. preciseness, meticulousness, rigor.
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precision (prɪˈsɪʒən)
 
n
1.  the quality of being precise; accuracy
2.  (modifier) characterized by or having a high degree of exactness: precision grinding; a precision instrument
 
[C17: from Latin praecīsiō a cutting off; see precise]
 
pre'cisionism
 
n
 
pre'cisionist
 
n

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precision
1630s, from Fr. précision (16c.), from L. praecisionem (nom. praecisio) "a cutting off," from praecisus. (see precise).
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