Pre·ci·sion n. The quality or state of being precise; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness.
I have left out the utmost precisions of fractions. --Locke.
Syn: -- Preciseness; exactness; accuracy; nicety.
Usage: -- Precision, Preciseness. Precision is always used in a good sense; as, precision of thought or language; precision in military evolutions. Preciseness is sometimes applied to persons or their conduct in a disparaging sense, and precise is often used in the same way.
n : the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance;
"he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton";
"note the meticulous precision of his measurements" [syn:
preciseness] [ant: impreciseness, impreciseness]