noun (plural accuracies)
- 1The quality or state of being correct or precise: we have confidence in the accuracy of the statistics she hit the ball with great accuracyMore example sentences
- However, these studies have not generally had enough participants to provide precise estimates of accuracy.
- The Huntress notched arrow after arrow and hit each target with precise accuracy.
- To our knowledge, ours is the first study to assess the popularity as well as the quality and accuracy of health related websites.
- 1.1 • technical The degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification conforms to the correct value or a standard: the accuracy of radiocarbon dating accuracies of 50-70% Compare with precision.More example sentences
- The team is currently trying to improve the accuracy of these calculations, and to obtain similar accuracies for the intensity of the absorption lines.
- How could we then measure time intervals with accuracies of better than one part in ten to the power thirteen?
- Using several hours of measurements, accuracies of 5 mm can be achieved, and precisions of a few centimetres can be realized in seconds even for moving receivers (kinematic GPS) close to a fixed station.