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 Meanings and Examples of ACCURACY
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 n.  quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Chichikov ran his eye over the document, and could not but marvel at its neatness and accuracy.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
2  Berg, who had obtained his captaincy during the campaign, had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
3  As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
4  He was even pleased by failures, for failures resulting from deviations in practice from the theory only proved to him the accuracy of his theory.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER X
5  He kept laughing sarcastically, he demonstrated, and at last contemptuously ceased to demonstrate, like a mathematician who ceases to prove in various ways the accuracy of a problem that has already been proved.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
6  Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V
7  I began also to observe, with greater accuracy, the forms that surrounded me and to perceive the boundaries of the radiant roof of light which canopied me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  I now related my history briefly but with firmness and precision, marking the dates with accuracy and never deviating into invective or exclamation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
9  However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVII
10  The accuracy of these recitals was sufficiently obvious to me, to give me great confidence in Joe's information.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
11  My heart sank within me as I acknowledged the undoubted accuracy of this description.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
12  I can vouch for the accuracy of the subjoined account, for I have had access to Lestrade's note-book, in which the prisoner's words were taken down exactly as they were uttered.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  The two gentlemen watched Oliver's earnest face, as he spoke, and looking from him to each other, seemed to feel satisfied of the accuracy of what he said.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  And events had borne out the accuracy of her judgment, and proved the devotedness of her care.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
15  With a glow of admiration I watched Holmes unrolling his case of instruments and choosing his tool with the calm, scientific accuracy of a surgeon who performs a delicate operation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence:
1  At first he insisted on the accuracy of his account, however, he agreed with what I said.
2  For the sake of historical accuracy, please permit us to state the true facts.
3  It will be many years before anyone can predict a hurricane's behavior with much accuracy.
4  Factors such as oblique and transverse cuts and cell overlap would affect the accuracy of this estimation.
5  Check your work to insure its accuracy.
6  Great care is taken to ensure the accuracy of research data.
7  The accuracy of equivalent circuit method can be effectively improved if the calculation of PM leakage permeance is accurate.
8  The magazine combines the accuracy of the scientist with the eye of the artist.
9  He could predict with unerring accuracy what the score would be.
10  I doubt the accuracy of his statement.
11  I can hurl tennis rackets at small moving objects with deadly accuracy.
12  Our treasurer was furious when the finance committee's report tried to impugn the accuracy of his financial records.
13  He was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass.
14  He insisted to tell her the factual accuracy.