accuracy (n.)

  1. the quality of being near to the true value; he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass; the lawyer questioned the truth of my account

    [ Syn: truth ]

  2. (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy'

The dictionary is based on the WordNet Electronic Lexical Database.
WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2011 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.