Meaning of PRECISION in English

PRECISION

I. pre ‧ ci ‧ sion 1 AC /prɪˈsɪʒ ə n/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Word Family: adjective : ↑ precise ≠ ↑ imprecise , ↑ precision ; noun : ↑ precision ≠ ↑ imprecision ; adverb : ↑ precisely ≠ ↑ imprecisely ]

the quality of being very exact or correct

with precision

The work was carried out with military precision (=the work was done in a carefully planned and exact way) .

II. precision 2 AC BrE AmE adjective [only before noun]

[ Word Family: adjective : ↑ precise ≠ ↑ imprecise , ↑ precision ; noun : ↑ precision ≠ ↑ imprecision ; adverb : ↑ precisely ≠ ↑ imprecisely ]

1 . made or done in a very exact way:

precision engineering

precision bombing

2 . precision tool/instrument a precision tool or instrument is used for making or measuring something in a very exact way

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