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Definition of Exactness


  1. The condition of being exact; accuracy; nicety; precision; regularity; as, exactness of jurgement or deportment.
  2. Careful observance of method and conformity to truth; as, exactness in accounts or business.

Exactness Quotations

Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge.
Nikola Tesla

A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.
Niklaus Wirth

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
Francois Fenelon

Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable.
Rene Daumal
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Exactness Translations

exactness in Dutch is nauwkeurigheid, stiptheid, precisie
exactness in Spanish is exactitud
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