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Meaning of inaccuracy by Wiktionary Dictionary

inaccuracy


    Etymology

    in- 'un-, not' + accuracy ( from Latin accuratus, from the past particople of accurare "to take care of", itself from ad- "to" + curare "take care of" ( from cura "care, concern, trouble", from a Proto-Indo-European base *kois- "to be concerned" ) )

    Noun

    inaccuracy ( countable and uncountable; plural: inaccuracies )

    1. ( uncountable ) The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy .
    2. ( countable ) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
    3. ( uncountable ) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision .

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    • accuracy

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Explanation of inaccuracy by Wordnet Dictionary

inaccuracy


    Noun
    1. the quality of being inaccurate and having errors