exactness exactness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being exact

Usage(s):

  1. I cannot pre tend to estimate the number with any exactness.
  2. The ecstatic exactness of description had not been legal before, and publishers settled back to await the hordes of buyers.
  3. Historians are able to date the dance with some exactness.

Quotes

  1. "We have to wean him off that exactness," Raye said. "There is a fluidity of play that's involved at the position. And I think the more he plays, that will take over. He will play better, faster, the more he plays."
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Jimmy Raye Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Nolan said the short-view method is designed to create an "exactness and urgency" that may have been absent in previous seasons.
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Mike Nolan Source: The Olympian

  3. "We want to be perfect, we want exactness," Ingold said after his team improved to 12-0 and inched one step closer to clinching home-field advantage throughout the postseason. "After the game you would have thought this was a losing locker...
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Rich Ingold Source: Citizens Voice

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