## Look up: precision

1. Precision
Precision is the repeatability of a measurement.
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2. precision
measure of retrieval performance defined by R/T, where R is the number of relevant items retrieved and T is the total number of items retrieved
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3. precision
reproducibility. Compare with accuracy. Precision is reproducibility. Saying 'These measurements are precise' is the same as saying, 'The same measurement was repeated several times, and the measurements were all very close to one another'. Don't confuse precision with accuracy.
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4. Precision
gives consistent results. (Something can be precisely inaccurate.)
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5. Precision
The agreement of repeated measurements with each other.
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6. Precision
The closeness of agreement between independent test results obtained under stipulated conditions. A precision estimate is a statistical measure of the spread of the results obtained from a series of replicate measurements.
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7. precision
A property of measurement related to the unit of measure used; the smaller the unit of measure used, the more exact the measurement is.
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8. Precision
Pre·ci'sion noun [ Confer French précision , Latin praecisio a cutting off. See Precise .] The quality or state of being precise; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness. ...
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9. precision
1. The quality of being sharply defined or stated; one measure of precision is the number of distinguishable alternatives to a measurement. ... 2. In statistics, the inverse of the variance of a measurement or estimate. ... 3. Reproducibility of a quantifiable result; an indication of the random err...
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10. precision
reciprocal of the variance Source: Hamilton, p 355 Contexts: econometrics
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11. precision
(pre-sizh´әn) the quality of being sharply or exactly defined. in statistics, the extent to which a measurement procedure gives the same results each time it is repeated under identical conditions.
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12. Precision
• (n.) The quality or state of being precise; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness.
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1. precision
(from the article `analysis`) Accuracy is the degree of agreement between the experimental result and the true value. Precision is the degree of agreement among a series of ...
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2. precision
precision 1. Exactness or accuracy. 2. In mathematics, the accuracy to which a calculation is performed, specifying the number of significant digits with which the result is expressed. 3. Allowing for, made with, or requiring great exactness or accuracy. 4. Punctiliousness; strictness: precision ...
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3. Precision
[information retrieval] Reporting statistics of link startawebhostbiz.com; 0 records. Reports COIBot reported 0 links. ...
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4. Precision
[march] Precision is the authorized march of Royal Military College of Canada. It was composed in 1932 by Denise Chabot, wife of Major C. A. Chabot, a Royal Canadian Artillery officer on staff as professor of French at the College at the time. She earned the degree of Associate of the Royal ...
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5. Precision
[computer science] In computer science, precision of a numerical quantity is a measure of the detail in which the quantity is expressed. This is usually measured in bits, but sometimes in decimal digits. It is related to precision in mathematics, which describes the number of digits that are...
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6. precision
(mathematics) The number of decimal places to which a number is computed. Compare accuracy. (1998-04-19)
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7. Precision
a quality, associated with a class of measurements, that refers to the way in which repeated observations conform to themselves (Marriott 1990:159).
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8. Precision
The degree of agreement between independent measurements of a single quantity obtained by applying a specific measurement procedure several times under prescribed conditions.
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9. precision
Type: Term Pronunciation: prē-si′zhŭn Definitions: 1. The quality of being sharply defined or stated; one measure of precision is the number of distinguishable alternatives to a measurement. 2. In statistics, the inverse of the variance of a measurement or estimate. 3. Reproducibilit...
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10. precision
) equals dx / (x best). Note also that the percentage uncertainty = the fractional uncertainty x 100%. For an alternative explanation of the foregoing, see Accuracy.
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11. Precision
[statistics] In statistics, the term precision can mean a quantity defined in a specific way. This is in addition to its more general meaning in the contexts of accuracy and precision and of precision and recall. There can be differences in usage of the term for particular statistical models...
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12. precision
1) Accuracy 2) Correctness 3) Exactitude 4) Exactness 5) Meticulousness 6) Preciseness 7) Repeatability of a measurement 8) Strictness
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