accuracy accuracy  /ˈæk jə rə si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being near to the true value
  2. (n) (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number

Usage(s):

  1. But we can help people do filtering if that's what they want, though there is no technology that can tell with 100% accuracy if an image or website is pornographic.
  2. Confirming the list's accuracy is now their responsibility, and some elections supervisors are eager to avoid a replay of 2000.
  3. We don't go to such films in search of full factual accuracy.

News

  1. Pulse/Delay Generator offers Bluetooth wireless capabilities.

    Field-upgradeable 9200 Sapphire Plus Series pulse/digital delay generator provides solutions to generate and synchronize multiple pulses and triggers for range of applications. With 5 ns delay and width resolution accuracy, <50 ps RMS jitter, <2 ns rise time, and 1 ppm oscillator, product provides precisely defined pulses at repetition rates up to 20 MHz. Other features include period counter ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Frost & Sullivan: Expiration of Patents for Leading Drugs to Bolster the Oral Solid Drug Dosage Excipients Market in ...

    Multi-functional excipients that improve manufacturing accuracy and purity will be most popular among drug manufacturers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Best-selling drugs with a combined ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. MALAYSIA PRESS-CIMB: RBS investment to break even by year-end-Business Times

    ---- NOTE: Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Readers can rely on this: The same standards of accuracy, fairness and authority will apply to this publication, regardless of ownership," Crovitz wrote, adding later on: "My colleagues and I hope that as part of a larger company we can...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Gordon Crovitz Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "If they decide driving accuracy is the most important part of the game, the money list at the year of the year would have Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els," Goydos said.
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Paul Goydos Source: Houston Chronicle

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