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Definition of Accuracy

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

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

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.
Wyatt Earp

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

A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occur and thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'
Paul Watzlawick
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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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