Associations to the word «Precision»


PRECISION, noun. The state of being precise or exact; exactness.
PRECISION, noun. The ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently.
PRECISION, noun. (mathematics) The number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably.
PRECISION, adjective. Used for exact or precise measurement.
PRECISION, adjective. Made, or characterized by accuracy.

Dictionary definition

PRECISION, noun. The quality of being reproducible in amount or performance; "he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton"; "note the meticulous precision of his measurements".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats