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1. precision

noun. ['priːˈsɪʒən'] the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance.

Synonyms

  • exactitude
  • preciseness

Antonyms

  • imprecision
  • impreciseness
  • inaccuracy

Etymology

  • precision (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Precision

  • multivision
  • circumcision
  • univision
  • supervision
  • misprision
  • indecision
  • provision
  • xyvision
  • revision
  • rescission
  • incision
  • excision
  • envision
  • divison
  • division
  • decision
  • collision
  • parisian
  • derision
  • vision

How do you pronounce precision?

Pronounce precision as priˈsɪʒən.

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Sentences with precision


1. Noun, singular or mass
The recess is large enough to accept the tip of a flat-head precision screwdriver.

Quotes about precision


1. I used to love to draw. I didn't want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills.
- Ice Cube

2. Yet, it had been Dimitri’s gentleness and thoughtfulness mixed with that deadliness that made him so wonderful. The same hands that wielded stakes with such precision would carefully brush the hair out of my face. The eyes that could astutely spot any danger in the area would regard me wonderingly and worshipfully, like I was the most beautiful and amazing woman in the world.
- Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

3. The command of our language is crucial to focusing our thoughts and communicating them with precision to others.
- Felix Alba-Juez, Galloping with Light - Einstein, Relativity, and Folklore

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