imprecise imprecise  /ˈɪm prə ˌsaɪs/


  • (adj) not precise


  1. And yet through them we view the world often in imprecise, flawed ways that don't even necessarily carry the same imprecise, flawed meanings from person to person.
  2. Data on new-home sales, though, are notoriously imprecise and volatile.
  3. The current methods for determining the life span, or what engineers call fatigue life, of a welded joint are notoriously imprecise.


  • Border amendment to immigration bill defeated in Senate

    The 57-43 Senate vote to defeat the border amendment was an imprecise test of whether the Senate will find the 60 votes to pass the immigration bill. Some senators who favored the tough approach may still vote for the overall bill.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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