Meaning of ACCURACY in English

ACCURACY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

unerring accuracy

He passes the ball with unerring accuracy .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

factual

The publisher will require the client to complete an enquiry form soas to be satisfied as to the factual accuracy of the advertisement.

The thing I liked best about Teravainen was that he was consumed with factual accuracy .

Checking the factual accuracy of the new social security information items proved to be a greater obstacle than usual.

I will seek confirmation from both parties as to the factual accuracy of any such memorandum.

The more deep-seated problem is not factual accuracy but the writer's perspective on his subject.

The report has been with the department's accountants for more than three weeks as they check its factual accuracy .

great

They puke with great accuracy and surprising range.

We were able to track it with great accuracy .

For greater accuracy of assembly, major body panels such as the doors are now formed in one piece.

It had been quite effective for making predictions, but became more and more over-complicated as greater accuracy was needed.

Trajectory calculations could therefore have been done with greater speed and accuracy .

A push on my chest, which, because of its limited area, required great accuracy .

Some one who hits the ball with great accuracy on the volley and with some power too.

And Anatole will attack -- with great strength and accuracy and persistence, until his opponent is left eviscerated on the sidewalk.

high

Such arrangements can give high accuracy in low-speed laminar flows.

If this were the case we could avoid having to examine each device to arbitrarily high accuracy .

It's sending back measurements of global sea surface temperatures, with very high accuracy .

Detailed analysis of the monitor has enabled its colour response to be predicted to a very high degree of accuracy .

You will need to be able to work for long periods with a high degree of accuracy , and have really good eyesight.

However, they require the cuts to be made to high standards of accuracy so that the transition is made smoothly.

Computer-aided techniques will help by providing higher accuracy results, but will not bypass the need for previous detailed petrographic study.

A better description of its use is that it automatically loose feeds the swim with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.

historical

At the same time concern for historical accuracy , as well as psychological honesty, is a characteristic of the modern writer.

The only measurement of any historical accuracy we have relates to one component: carbon dioxide.

In these circumstances, historical accuracy became a strictly secondary consideration.

This at least has the virtue of historical accuracy .

reasonable

There are various ways in which popular opinion can be represented with reasonable accuracy .

While some estimated their errors within reasonable accuracy others did not, and one laboratory produced systematic errors of 200 years.

uncanny

It was starting to be unnerving, this ability of his to judge her with such uncanny accuracy !

Again and again he was saved only by the uncanny accuracy of his shooting.

He had predicted with uncanny accuracy the result of a snooker championship.

unerring

The cognac was not quite up to Skipton's fine Napoleonic standards, but it hit the spot with unerring accuracy .

■ NOUN

pinpoint

But both are acceptably direct, although the Corrado's steering has pinpoint accuracy .

The device uses radiation to destroy tumors and vascular malformations with pinpoint accuracy .

■ VERB

achieve

The best caesium clocks achieve a fractional accuracy and stability of between 10 -13; and 10 -14;.

affect

But several factors affect the accuracy of radiocarbon dating.

Dirt and scale deposited on the venturi throat can affect accuracy .

The main factors affecting the accuracy are: 1.

To achieve efficiency, pruning of low-scoring readings may take place at certain points without greatly affecting the accuracy of the system.

Also rounding errors can affect cases where extreme accuracy is required.

The poor-quality steel can affect accuracy and occasionally causes a barrel to explode.

Minor changes in sentence structure can affect the accuracy of recall.

Factors such as oblique and transverse cuts and cell overlap would affect the accuracy of this estimation.

check

It is not possible to check the accuracy of the figures.

The observation of actual behavior going on around the consultant provides useful notes for checking on the accuracy of interview data.

The auditors check the accuracy of accounts and seek to recover money lost through fraud.

Copies were available for student representatives who could check its accuracy .

The methods of taking plaster casts can, after all, be checked for their accuracy , using modern animals.

We have only a limited capacity for checking the accuracy of many environmental monitoring results, let alone of predictions.

Students fill in diaries on a rota basis, with regular cross referencing to check on the accuracy of the entries.

The report has been with the department's accountants for more than three weeks as they check its factual accuracy .

ensure

Full client participation is essential to ensure accuracy when compiling the information model.

Airline officials argued that time was needed to verify names to ensure accuracy .

Maintain professional confidentiality. Ensure accuracy and legibility of clinical and legal documents.

To ensure accuracy , gastrin measurements were performed in the same assay batch.

Great care is taken to ensure the accuracy of each item.

improve

But of course the cost of improving the accuracy of credit reference files in this way would have to be met somehow.

The Census Bureau should use statistical sampling techniques to improve accuracy and minimize the risk of undercount.

It confirmed this period, but did not improve on its accuracy .

Use of such corpora will improve the accuracy of the probabilistic models, allowing transitions beyond the trigram level to be investigated.

The introduction of MIRVing further improved the lethality and accuracy of the weapons.

The use of this kind of information by handwriting recognisers can improve their accuracy .

They then pointed at the targets for ten minutes in order to improve their accuracy .

The complete automation of sample preparation also increases sample throughput and improves accuracy and precision, especially when working with microlitre volumes.

increase

There would be an advantage, however, in using a stiffer-shafted club because the resulting higher torsional stiffness increases accuracy .

The Commerce Department had determined earlier that increased numerical accuracy would not affect the distribution of representatives.

Accuracy Use an impact pad to increase accuracy on moving targets.

The output from a character recogniser requires further processing to reduce the ambiguity and hence increase the accuracy of recognition.

Additional information can often be used to increase correction accuracy and speed, for example by studying the sources of errors.

predict

Linear discriminant analysis showed that polyp recurrence could be predicted with 71% accuracy when the compartment 4+5 labelling index exceeded 3.5.

At the moment we are unable to predict with accuracy who will or will not abuse.

How can future cash flows be predicted with sufficient accuracy for a qualification?

He had predicted with uncanny accuracy the result of a snooker championship.

question

They usually start by questioning the accuracy of the observations.

Often elected officials prefer to ignore bad news, so they question the accuracy of the numbers.

Yet their accounts are in agreement on so many fundamental points that there is little reason to question their basic accuracy .

reduce

There are two circumstances that may potentially reduce the diagnostic accuracy of this technique.

require

Most commercial market research is concerned simply with measuring consumption patterns, and that requires far less accuracy than political research.

A push on my chest, which, because of its limited area, required great accuracy .

The measurements require an accuracy in timing which is good to ten millionths of a second.

test

Final retail sales data for August, published today, will test the accuracy of the provisional 0.4 percent growth rate.

Not only do we test for accuracy in training, but we may wish to test for noise and many other parameters.

Using data for a selection of metropolitan regions, the models will be tested for feasibility, accuracy and sensitivity.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be a stickler for detail/rules/accuracy etc

With his personal guests who were important to him or his state, Kim was a stickler for detail.

with clockwork precision/accuracy

with pinpoint accuracy

The device uses radiation to destroy tumors and vascular malformations with pinpoint accuracy.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

There have been questions about the accuracy of the report.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Additional information can often be used to increase correction accuracy and speed, for example by studying the sources of errors.

But several factors affect the accuracy of radiocarbon dating.

Not only do we test for accuracy in training, but we may wish to test for noise and many other parameters.

The same Newtonian scheme applies here on earth-and out among the stars and galaxies-to some comparable accuracy .

Use of such corpora will improve the accuracy of the probabilistic models, allowing transitions beyond the trigram level to be investigated.

West, who lives in Ellenwood, Ga., says the site has amazing accuracy and is fast.

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