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PRECISION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does precision mean? 

PRECISION (noun)
  The noun PRECISION has 1 sense:

1. the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance

  Familiarity information: PRECISION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRECISION (noun)


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Meaning:

The quality of being reproducible in amount or performance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

precision; preciseness

Context examples:

he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton / note the meticulous precision of his measurements

Hypernyms ("precision" is a kind of...):

exactitude; exactness (the quality of being exact)

Antonym:

imprecision (the quality of lacking precision)


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