Accuracy meaning

ăk'yər-ə-sē
Precision; exactness.
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How correct an answer is. The accuracy obtained from calculations depends on using bug-free computer chips as well as the quality of the input. Contrast with precision, which refers to the number of digits, or exactness, in an answer.
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The ability of a measurement to match the actual value of the quantity being measured.
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The quality or state of being accurate or exact; precision; exactness.
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The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness.

The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

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Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.
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The definition of accuracy is the degree to which something is true or exact.

A survey that represents millions of people is an example of something with a high level of accuracy.

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Conformity to fact.
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Origin of accuracy

  • accurate +‎ -cy
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  • First attested in the 1660s.
    From Wiktionary