precision

Use the noun precision to describe something that's exact, such as the work of a carpenter who's made 100 identical pieces of railing for a grand staircase.

Precision is similar to perfection in that both words suggest that something could not possibly be better. However, perfection describes something that's flawless, such as a beautiful sunset. Precision, on the other hand, is more about accuracy, like computing the exact second that the perfect sunset will occur.

DEFINITIONS OF: precision

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n the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance

“note the meticulous precision of his measurements”
Synonyms:
preciseness
Antonyms:
impreciseness, imprecision
the quality of lacking precision
Type of:
exactitude, exactness
the quality of being exact
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