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ac•cu•ra•cy



Pronunciation: (ak'yur-u-sē), [key]
n.,
pl. -cies.

1. the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.
2. Chem., Physics.the extent to which a given measurement agrees with the standard value for that measurement. Cf. precision (def. 6).
3. Math.the degree of correctness of a quantity, expression, etc. Cf. precision (def. 5).

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