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precision

See also: précision and precisión

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French precision.

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NounEdit

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precision (countable and uncountable, plural precisions)

  1. the state of being precise or exact; exactness
  2. the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently
  3. (mathematics) the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably

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precision (not comparable)

  1. Used for exact or precise measurement.
  2. Made, or characterized by accuracy.
    • 2011 October 1, John Sinnott, “Aston Villa 2 - 0 Wigan”, 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.

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