exacting : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v claim as due or just
- v take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
- a having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements
- s severe and unremitting in making demands
an exacting instructor
- s requiring precise accuracy
an exacting job
- The exacting nature of her job left her weary and debilitated.
- To become an astronaut a pilot has to go through an array of exacting tests.
- Job loss due to the downturn has been exacting a heavy toll on the well being of ordinary people.
News & Articles
- EXACTING EXTRICATION
June 12, 2013 - Great Falls Tribune
- Pfizer Identifies Synexus' South African Clinical Research Sites as INSPIRE Sites - First in Africa
MANCHESTER, England, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of Synexus' South African dedicated clinical research centres Stanza, Watermeyer and Nyeleti have been identified by Pfizer as meeting the exacting ...
June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Have The Nerdiest Wedding On The Block With GitHub
GitHub: Social coding platform. Revision control software. And now, wedding planner. Less than a year after a woman posted an exacting boyfriend request to GitHub, the service—a site better known as a place where programmers collaborate on software code—has gotten decidedly more personal. Some of its denizens have taken to heart the timeworn advice that “Your wedding is the most important day of ...
June 12, 2013 - ReadWriteWeb
- Barack Obama in Washington Post
I am absolutely convinced that Khalid Sheik Mohammed will be subject to the most exacting demands of justice,Obama said. "The American people insist on it, and my administration will insist on it."
- Robert Gates in San Diego Union Tribune
In his Tuesday letter, Gates said: "The five independent reviewers each individually concluded that the evidence did not meet the exacting 'no doubt'standard necessary to support award of the (Medal of Honor). After careful consideration, I...
- Michael W Wynne in Guardian Unlimited
This was an unacceptable mistake and a clear deviation from our exacting standards,Air Force Secretary Michael W. Wynne said at a Pentagon press conference with Newton. "We hold ourselves accountable to the American people and want to...