|1.||[ noun ] the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value|
"he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass" "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
|Related terms:||inaccuracy quality fidelity exactness accurate inaccurate|
|2.||[ noun ] (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number|
"the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"
|Related terms:||quality mathematics|