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From Middle French precision.
precision (countable and uncountable, plural precisions)
- The state of being precise or exact; exactness.
- The ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently.
- (mathematics) The number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably.
- (bridge) A bidding system that makes use of many artificial bids to describe a hand quite precisely.
- non-precision approach
- precision approach
- precision dice
the state of being precise or exact; exactness
the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently
the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably
the consistency of a number in a linear equation
precision (not comparable)
- Used for exact or precise measurement.
- Made, or characterized by accuracy.
- 2011 October 1, John Sinnott, “Aston Villa 2 - 0 Wigan”, in BBC Sport:
- But there was nothing he could do about Villa's second when Agbonlahor crossed from the left and Bent finished with a precision volley.
used for exact or precise measurement
made, or characterized by accuracy
First known attestation 1380, borrowed from Latin praecisiō.
precision f (plural precisions)
- ^ “precision”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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