accuracy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ak'yur-u-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.
  2. the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement. Cf. precision (def. 6).
  3. the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc. Cf. precision (def. 5).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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