Meaning of ACCURACY
Pronunciation:   'akyurusee



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
 [n] (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"


ACCURACY is a 8 letter word that starts with A. 
 Synonyms:   truth 

 Antonyms:   inaccuracy  
 See Also:   exactitude, exactness, fidelity, quality  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Ac"cu*ra*cy\ (#; 277), n. [See {Accurate}.]
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.
The professed end [of logic] is to teach men to think,
to judge, and to reason, with precision and accuracy.
Reid.
The accuracy with which the piston fits the sides.
Lardner.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   How close to the real value a measurement is. Compare precision. 

Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   absoluteness, attention to detail, attention to fact, care for truth, circumstantiality, conscientiousness, correctness, criticality, criticalness, definiteness, delicacy, detail, exactingness, exactitude, exactness, exquisiteness, faithfulness, faultlessness, fidelity, fineness, finicality, finicalness, finickiness, finickingness, flawlessness, fussiness, literalism, literality, literalness, mathematical precision, meticulousness, minuteness, minuteness of detail, niceness, nicety, particularity, particularness, perfection, preciseness, precisianism, precision, punctiliousness, punctuality, refinement, right, rightness, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, severity, specificity, strictness, subtlety, textualism, the letter 
 

