the state of being precise or exact; exactness (noun)
the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently (noun)
the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably (noun)
used for exact or precise measurement (adjective)
made, or characterized by accuracy (adjective)
Examples of word precision
Using Attributional Similarity to Solve Analogies î€Š number of correct guesses precision = total number of guesses made î€Š number of correct guesses recall = maximum possible number correct 2 x precision x recall î€Š F = precisionî‚ƒ recall
The term precision is considered as a component of accuracy, related to the scale, resolution, and also to the generalization of datasets.
Our new foreign policy is what I call precision power.
Details very sketchy at this hour but U.S. officials confirming overnight there was what they call a precision missile strike against a target in southern Somalia near the border with Kenya, a target that they say was in an area where there were known terrorists, al Qaeda terrorists with affiliations.
Now, earlier today, the U.S. military launched what it calls a precision air strike.