precision Definition

  • 1the quality of being precise or accurate
  • 2the degree to which something is stated in a clear and exact manner

Using precision: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "precision" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The surgeon's precision was crucial during the delicate operation.

  • Example

    The precision of his language made it easy to understand the instructions.

  • Example

    The machine was calibrated with great precision to ensure accurate measurements.

precision Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with precision

  • with great accuracy and attention to detail, often used to describe a precise medical procedure


    The team worked with surgical precision to remove the tumor.

  • a farming technique that uses technology to optimize crop yields and reduce waste


    Precision farming involves using sensors and GPS to monitor crops and soil conditions.

  • the design and manufacture of complex mechanical systems with a high degree of accuracy and reliability


    The company specializes in precision engineering for the aerospace industry.


Summary: precision in Brief

Precision [prɪˈsɪʒən] refers to the quality of being accurate and exact. It can be used to describe anything from a surgeon's delicate movements to the calibration of a machine. Phrases like 'with surgical precision' and 'precision farming' demonstrate the versatility of the term. Precision is the opposite of vagueness and imprecision.

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