Science / Chemistry / Accuracy: Compare with precision and trueness. Accuracy is the correctness of a single measurement. The accuracy of a measurement is assessed by comparing the measurement with the true or accepted value, based on evidence independent of the measurement. The closeness of an average to a true value is referred to as 'trueness'.

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Accuracy Noun Synonyms: exactness, correctness, precision, preciseness


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Due Diligence

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