- 动词 (Verb)SGprecisesPRprecisingPT, PPprecisedPREpré-SUF-ise
- (used by non-native speakers or in jargons) VT To make or render precise.
- 形容词 (Adjective)COMmore preciseSUPmost precise
- Exact, accurate.
- A memory is "precise" when the occurrences that would verify it are narrowly circumscribed: for instance, "I met Jones" is precise as compared to "I met a man." A memory is "accurate" when it is both precise and true, i.e. in the above instance, if it was Jones I met.
- (sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
- Risk is everywhere. [ …] For each [kind] there is a frighteningly precise measurement of just how likely it is to jump from the shadows and get you. “The Norm Chronicles” [ …] aims to help data-phobes find their way through this blizzard of risks.
- The tall, elegant Mr. Burnett unfurled his limbs in the precise yet fluid phrasing employed by voguers.
- In order to determine the orientation of permeable joint zones, the evaluation of the borehole televiewer data allows a precise measurement of the planar discontinuities at the borehole wall.
- ouldn't tell his precise age, but he was fiftyish.
Meaning of precise for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
困难度: 级别 2
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 8
明确的 ➨ 多用途
- en precisely
- en preciser
- en precised
- en precisest
- en preciseness