|n.||1.||The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.|
The professed end [of logic] is to teach men to think, to judge, and to reason, with precision and accuracy.
|Noun||1.||accuracy - the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"|
inaccuracy - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
|2.||accuracy - (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"|
|(mathematics)||accuracy - How close to the real value a measurement is.|