Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun accuracy:
On this page:
- Definition of the noun accuracy
- Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Accuracy
- Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Accuracy
- Usage statistics about accuracy
- Photos about Accuracy
- Video language resources about Accuracy
- Quotes about Accuracy
- Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1R1A1C3Y4
- Share this page
Accuracy is a member of the word family accurate, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
Definition of the noun accuracy
What does accuracy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accuracies
- the quality of being near to the true value
- example: he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of accuracy: truth
- antonym of accuracy: inaccuracy
- more generic word: quality = an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
- more specific words:
- (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
Alternative definition of the noun accuracy
- The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; exactness; nicety; correctness
Specialised definition of the noun accuracy
Glossary of metrology
closeness of agreement between the result of a measurement and the (conventional) true value of the measureand (1984. International vocabulary of basic and general terms in metrology. International Organisation for Standardisation)
- note: Use of the term precision for accuracy should be avoided. True value is an ideal concept and, in general, cannot be known exactly.
- synonym: accuracy of measurement
Glossary of sports
the state of being correct (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
the state of being on target (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
"Accuracy" is a composition.
Accuracy is a financial advisory firm based out of Paris, France. It was founded in 2004 by a team of seven former Arthur Andersen partners including Frederic Duponchel, who is Accuracy's CEO. The firm had 220 consultants in 2013. Accuracy has offices in multiple countries including Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Belgium, the U.K. and India.
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Accuracy
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Accuracy For water quality analyses, accuracy refers to the difference between a experimentally determined sample...
Paediatric Cardiology (2009)
Expert Consult - Online and Print by Robert H. Anderson, Edward J. Baker, Andrew Redington, Michael L. Rigby, Daniel Penny, Gil Wernovsky
accuracy is the degree to which the measurement comes close to the truth in the subjects being measured. it is a property of the...
Cognitive and Motivational Bases by Arie W. Kruglanski
As noted earlier, global accuracy refers to transsituationally generalizable beliefs, whereas circumscribed accuracy refers to situationally delimited ones. According to Swann, “professional person perceivers,” such as clinicians, for example, ...
by Ernest Adams
Accuracy is a measure of the chance that a given weapon will hit the point at which it is aimed, expressed as a real...
Theoretical accuracy is the average accuracy of a weapon under all conditions, but you may also add to or subtract from the ...
by Robert D. Stueart, Barbara B. Moran, Claudia J. Morner
accuracy is the Correctness of Work Performed Poor | Fair | Average | Good | Excellent Unfortunately, supervisors have great ...
Data integrity means that the information provided is complete and unchanging; data accuracy means that the information is...
by Ovidiu Cretu, Robert B. Stewart, Terry Berends
High accuracy means smaller and fewer errors; low accuracy means more and larger errors. The estimate's range depends on the range of each item. 100 RISK MANAGEMENT FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION RBE and Estimate ...
by Frank Scalise, Douglas Strosahl
Accuracy is the proverbial pudding where the proof lies. If your report is...
by Steven French, Juha Saatsi
Certainly, predictive accuracy is a less highly esteemed achievement than full- blown truth, but it is surely far from trivial.
Evidence for predictive accuracy is an important transitional step towards obtaining evidence for ...
Joint European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Medical Decision Making, AIMDM'99, Aalborg, Denmark, June 20-24, 1999, Proceedings by Werner Horn, Yuval Shahar, Greger Lindberg, Steen Andreassen, Jeremy Wyatt
Assessing Tree Accuracy This has been presented using the following measurements: The training accuracy is a measure of how accurately the tree represents all known cases. However, these figures give little indication of how well these ...
by David L. McArthur
Accuracy is an empirical concept given an already calibrated instrument. Indexing the level of...
Moreover, accuracy is a function not only of instrument " decay," but also of the circumstances under which it is used. Technically, therefore, we ...
by Michael P. Toglia, David F. Ross, Joanna Pozzulo, Emily Pica
Absolute accuracy is the degree to which the level of a judgment corresponds to the actual level of performance (Hertzog & Hultsch, 2000). For example, if someone studied a list of words and gave a mean JOL of 67% and then recalled 67% of ...
by Robert M. Kliegman, Richard E. Behrman, Hal B. Jenson, Bonita M.D. Stanton
Technical accuracy is an important consideration in interpreting the results of a laboratory test.
Accuracy is a measure of the nearness of a test result to the actual value, whereas precision is a measure of the reproducibility of a result. No test ...
A Global Perspective by Joan L. Aron, Jonathan A. Patz
Temporal Accuracy and Resolution Temporal accuracy means that the time encoded for data is correct to some agreed-upon level of precision (Veregin 1998 ). Observations on the exact sequence of events are often critical for developing ...
Encyclopedia of Deception (2014)
by Timothy R. Levine
many researchers report accuracy for truths and lies separately in addition to reporting average accuracy. A second important implication of the veracity effect is that the truth-lie base rate matters. The truth-lie base rate refers to the proportion ...
Encyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)
I - Z. by Stan Z. Li
SST and MST tested matching accuracy using individual fingerprints, whereas LST ...
by Brian L. Cutler
informative about accuracy—and have little faith in the probative value of identification confidence judgments that witnesses may express in the courtroom. Neil Brewer See also Confidence in Identifications, Malleability; Optimality Hypothesis ...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
SPEED–ACCURACY TRADE-OFF up the serving action into the toss and hit components, for separate practice, may reduce attentional demands on the learner, but decoupling the ball placement from the ball contact phase could disrupt the ...
by Norbert M. Seel
Absolute accuracy can be visualized plotting calibration curves (see, e.g., Fig. 1) that are indicating underand ▷overconfidence at each level of confidence. A prerequisite for calculating absolute accuracy is that judgments either are made on ...
by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
Accuracy of the Family History Interview Family history information can result in referrals for genetic counseling and testing as well as the early initiation of invasive screening procedures. Because a positive family history can alter medical ...
Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2008)
by Borko Furht
Motion Estimation with Half-Pixel Accuracy Definition Half-pixel accurate motion vectors can be found by interpolating the current frame and reference frame by a factor of two and then using any of the fast block matching algorithms for motion ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Accuracy
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Usage statistics about accuracy
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun accuracy:
Comparison of usage frequency between the noun accuracy and its most common antonym:
Photos about Accuracy
Click on an item to view that photo:
Bug in SWTOR
Photo credit: Chad Cloman
Photo credit: OperaPopRocks
Photo credit: VirtKitty
Photo credit: dave_banks_geekdad
Sign indicating that the power line is exactly at 29m and 49cm above NAP (NAP=Dutch ordnance level). Do you believe?
Photo credit: berendbotje54
Do you read the blurb on the back before you open a book?
This one on a Haringey report was a fairly accurate summary of the contents.
Photo credit: Alan Stanton
Photo credit: 2muchloof
Photo credit: lumachrome
- Beaker Flask Accuracy Lab
Photo credit: mrpetersononline
- Strength and Accuracy
214 / 365 -- Ebert Park, Ludwigshafen
Photo credit: michaeltk
- Elegant accuracy
Photo credit: Valerio Avvisati
- Checking Accuracy
A costumed fan examines the original Boba Fett costume. Photo by Lori Shiraishi.
Photo credit: The Official Star Wars
- Relative accuracy
On the BART back in SF. If only the CTA could get anywhere near this.
Photo credit: Alex Cheek
- GPS accuracy
Photo credit: brunosan
If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Video language resources about Accuracy
Click on an item to play that video:
- Definition of Inventory Accuracy
In this Two Minute Tutorial Phillip Slater takes you through two definitions of inventory accuracy and suggests which one is best for inventory management.
- Autodesk Revit 2015 - Greater Accuracy of As-Built Model Definition
In Autodesk Revit 2015 there are some new capabilities and features to enable a precise definition and placement of structural framing elements in space.
- Accuracy Meaning
Video shows what accuracy means. The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness.
- Accuracy & Abbreviations in Medical Terminology
1 - Fundamentals of Medical Terminology.
- Dragon Naturally Speaking Vocabulary and Specific Document Accuracy
Showing you how to use the vocabulary options in your Dragon Bar from Learn from specific document to adding words and phrases from a text document to ...
- True Definition Scanner / Trifecta Method enhances accuracy and patient experience
Digital Dentistry: Digital impression system and Trifecta Method products from 3M ESPE enhances accuracy and experience for dentist, lab and patients.
- Accuracy vs. Precision: A Working Explanation
A useful, working explanation of the difference between accuracy and precision and how you can recognize the difference in sets of Data. Geared to be very ...
- No 1:1 accuracy for tracking possible: Explanation of differences
- Pentax K-r AF accuracy description
Pentax K-r AF accuracy description.
- Bitext - On Accuracy in Language Analysis
The case of Multilingual Sentiment Analysis: Symbolic and Machine Learning Approaches.
- ISA language YOUTUBE 5 - Reliability and accuracy
A guide to How Science Works keywords for GCSE Sciences (AQA) - Reliability and accuracy.
- ESL EFL teaching tip: Help your students build accuracy!
This is Noga La'or, the Academic Director at Rennert International, giving a quick tip on how your students can improve their grammatical accuracy. Sometimes ...
- Effects of Dynamic Corrective Feedback on ESL Writing Accuracy.
Hartshorn, J., Evans, N., Merrill, P., Sudweeks, R., Strong-Krause, D., Anderson, N. (2010). Effects of Dynamic Corrective Feedback on ESL Writing Accuracy.
- Dictionary: Accuracy
Meaning of the word Accuracy.
- ELCSOLAR Writing 2 - SUBJECT-VERB ACCURACY
- Natural Language Processing Lecture 15 PoS Tagging; Accuracy Measurement; Word categories
- Mod-01 Lec-13 PoS Tagging contd... , Indian Language Consideration; Accuracy Measure
Natural Language Processing by Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Department of Computer science & Engineering,IIT Bombay.
See also the pronunciation examples of Accuracy!
Quotes about Accuracy
Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1R1A1C3Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Accuracy to see it in context!