preciseness
noun see precise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • preciseness — index particularity, rigor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • preciseness — *precision …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • preciseness — preciseness, precision Both words have the same general meaning ‘the condition of being precise, accuracy’, but precision is the more natural choice and is used in attributive position (before other nouns) as in precision bombing, precision… …   Modern English usage

  • preciseness — precise ► ADJECTIVE 1) marked by exactness of expression or detail. 2) very attentive to detail. 3) exact; particular: at that precise moment. DERIVATIVES precisely adverb preciseness noun. USAGE Strictly speaking, pre …   English terms dictionary

  • preciseness — noun 1. clarity as a consequence of precision • Syn: ↑clearcutness • Derivationally related forms: ↑clear cut (for: ↑clearcutness), ↑precise • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preciseness — Precise Pre*cise , a. [L. praecisus cut off, brief, concise, p. p. of praecidere to cut off in front, to cut off; prae before + caedere to cut: cf. F. pr[ e]cis. Cf. {Concise}.] 1. Having determinate limitations; exactly or sharply defined or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preciseness — See precise. * * * …   Universalium

  • preciseness — noun The condition of being precise; precision …   Wiktionary

  • preciseness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Freedom from error: accuracy, accurateness, correctness, exactitude, exactness, precision, rightness. See CORRECT …   English dictionary for students

  • preciseness — pre cise·ness || prɪ saɪsnɪs n. exactness, accuracy; meticulousness, strictness, exactingness …   English contemporary dictionary

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