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How to use imprecise in a sentence
You can try letting a little air out of the mattress to make it softer or adding more air to make it firm, but that process is rather imprecise.
That imprecise discrepancy can cause big problems for baking, where accuracy makes or breaks the finished product.Best kitchen scales: This handy kitchen essential is a must-have for baking and beyond | Irena Collaku | July 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
Noting upfront that the data is still coming in and comparisons so quickly after—and during, really—a so-recent period are imprecise, there are still warning signs that America has not healed the way we’d like to believe.Why COVID-19’s Death Toll Will Climb Long After the Pandemic Is Over | Philip Elliott | July 7, 2021 | Time
I got the sense he found traditional schooling a waste of time, an imprecise way to get where he wanted to go.
Currently, answers to those questions can be frustratingly imprecise.Could Biomarkers Be the Key to Concussion Recovery? | Christie Aschwanden | June 30, 2021 | Outside Online
As Armstrong writes, “It was not a ‘great objective something,’ but had imprecise connotations of obligation and taboo.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence | Patricia Pearson | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some of the mutterings of Rust Cohle come from the perfectly elliptical and safely imprecise musings of Thomas Ligotti.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’ | Jimmy So | March 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You also refer it by the fraction 22/7 if you want to be imprecise about the whole thing.
I've argued that term is inartful, impolitic and also, as Pletka points out, imprecise because of Christian pro-Israel sentiment.Danielle Pletka's Bogus Charge Sheet Against Chuck Hagel | Ali Gharib | January 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She could be wretchedly imprecise, capricious, and heartless to her co-workers.Understanding Diana Vreeland, ‘Empress of Fashion’ | Robin Givhan | November 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
One single fact may make a law appear, where a multitude of imprecise and vague observations would only produce confusion.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life | Emile Durkheim
Language is ambiguous, imprecise, and not neutral in respect to the phenomena observed and accounted for.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
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