Precision meaning

prĭ-sĭzh'ən
The definition of precision is something made with exact measurements.

An example of precision used as an adjective is the term "precision tool" which means a device used to make concise measurements.

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Precision is defined as the quality of being exact.

An example of precision is perfectly cutting a piece of paper.

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The state or quality of being precise; exactness.
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The ability of a measurement to be consistently reproduced.
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The number of significant digits to which a value has been reliably measured.
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Used or intended for accurate or exact measurement.

A precision tool.

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Made so as to vary minimally from a set standard.

Precision components.

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Of or characterized by accurate action.

Precision bombing.

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The quality of being precise; exactness, accuracy, etc.
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The degree of this.
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Characterized by precision, as in measurement, operation, etc.
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Requiring low tolerance, as in manufacturing.
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The number of digits used to express the fractional part of a number. The more digits, the more precision. See single precision and double precision. See also accuracy.
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The state of being precise or exact; exactness.
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(mathematics) The number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably.
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Used for exact or precise measurement.
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Made, or characterized by accuracy.
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Origin of precision

Latin praecīsiō praecīsiōn- a cutting off from praecīsus past participle of praecīdere to cut off precise