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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

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
Wallace Stevens

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

Nobody sees reality whole; we all need others to show us the parts of it that they see better than we do. Nobody sees reality with total accuracy; we all need others to correct our own vision.
Lewis B. Smedes

What, after all, is the object of education? To train the body in health, vigor and grace, so that it may express the emotions in beauty and the mind with accuracy and strength.
Annie Besant

An Internet meme is a hijacking of the original idea. Instead of mutating by random change and spreading by a form of Darwinian selection, Internet memes are altered deliberately by human creativity. There is no attempt at accuracy of copying, as with genes - and as with memes in their original version.
Richard Dawkins
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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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