precise

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  • One approach in color science is to use traditional color terms but try to give them more precise definitions.
  • While this term is a more precise translation, it is neither standard nor widely used in English.
  • Not much is known about his earlier life, or his precise relationship to William I of England.
  • The precise size and composition of the population is subject to political controversy.
  • Each character had, and often still has, a precise stroke order.
  • A smaller head size offers more precise control.
  • The precise nature of the contract was disputed, as can be seen below.
  • One needed also to know the precise time, which was difficult to ascertain in foreign lands.
  • Although these do not have precise definitions, here are some general observations about how they are used.
  • Again, though mill ruins still remain in this area, the town's precise location is unknown.
  • The precise nature of this remaining fraction is an area of active research.
  • The only point at issue was the precise line of the borders.
  • While the circumstances of the accident are well documented, the precise cause remains unknown.
  • More precise sources allow the use of lower output powers.
  • The precise date changes year-by-year but this holiday lasts at least three days.
  • The precise location of their landing on the Florida coast has been disputed for many years.
  • He realized that Grant was getting ready to attack, but did not know the precise route of advance.
  • A just man is a man in just the right place, doing his best and giving the precise equivalent of what he has received.
  • However, as with natural selection above, the precise meaning of the term is much more subtle.
  • All even perfect numbers have a very precise form; odd perfect numbers either do not exist or are rare.
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Meaning of precise

  • adjective Sharply exact or accurate or delimited
    a precise mind, specified a precise amount, arrived at the precise moment