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Definition of Accuracy


  1. The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

Accuracy Quotations

The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
Florence Scovel Shinn

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.
Wyatt Earp

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their actions.
John Ruskin

U.S. Government propaganda tries to give the impression that aerial bombardment achieves near-surgical accuracy, so that military targets can be destroyed with minimal effect on civilians. Technical documents give a different picture.
Noam Chomsky
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Accuracy Translations

accuracy in Dutch is accuratesse, stiptheid, nauwgezetheid
accuracy in French is exactitude
accuracy in German is Treffgenauigkeit, Exaktheit
accuracy in Spanish is exactitud
accuracy in Swedish is noggrannhet

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