inexact inexact  /ɪ nɪɡ ˈzækt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not exact

Usage(s):

  1. By 1582 the inexact Calendar had slipped away ten days from its relation to the seasons.
  2. By 1582 the inexact Calendar had slipped away ten days from its relation to the seasons.
  3. Intelligence findings, after all, are judgments based on the analysis of available facts it's not so much an inexact science as an inexact art.

News

  • US Open Golf 2013: Smartest Bets for Top 10 Contention

    I've scoured over  the field for the 113th U.S. Open and pulled out the three golfers with the best chance to finish inside the top 10.  This, of course, is an inexact science. Golf is as unpredictable as it gets in the sports prognostication business. With the talented and deep fields in the PGA , and the streaky nature of the sport, leaderboards for majors will always feature a few surprises ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "What we want to try to make sure," Belichick said, "is that we get the most value for our pick and that'sa very inexact science. Sometimes you're right and sometimes you're wrong."
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: Worcester Telegram

  2. Cole added that the quote comes from an old speech of Ayatollah Khomeini, leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, and "is just an inexact translation. The phrase is almost metaphysical. [Ahmadinejad] quoted Khomeini that 'the occupation regime over...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Juan Cole Source: Capitol Hill Blue

  3. "We all have a chip on our shoulder," Delhomme said. "In my opinion, and certainly I'm biased, it goes to show you the inexact science of picking a quarterback. You just don't know. The best quarterback in the game, Tom Brady, was a...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Jake Delhomme Source: BlueRidgeNow.com

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