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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.
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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 BEYONDIRENA COLLAKUJULY 24, 2021POPULAR-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 OVERPHILIP ELLIOTTJULY 7, 2021TIME
I got the sense he found traditional schooling a waste of time, an imprecise way to get where he wanted to go.
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Currently, answers to those questions can be frustratingly imprecise.
COULD BIOMARKERS BE THE KEY TO CONCUSSION RECOVERY?CHRISTIE ASCHWANDENJUNE 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Blurry license plate reader images, imprecise location tracking systems, misunderstood social media posts and misidentified facial recognition matches all could muddy an investigation or falsely implicate an innocent person.
HOW AMERICA’S SURVEILLANCE NETWORKS HELPED THE FBI CATCH THE CAPITOL MOBDREW HARWELL, CRAIG TIMBERGAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 30% to 99% range that the researchers posit for the amount of Martian water stored in the ground is admittedly imprecise—and will likely narrow definitively only when humans can collect fresh samples and study them up close.
MARS HAS MUCH MORE WATER THAN PREVIOUSLY KNOWN—BUT THERE'S A CATCHJEFFREY KLUGERMARCH 16, 2021TIME
The government agency says the data is not an appropriate metric because it is too imprecise to measure the effectiveness of Oregon’s logging rules.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Measurement is still imprecise for many advertisers with the likes of McLaren only able to offer softer metrics like brand exposure.
‘THERE’S STILL A LOT OF HAND-HOLDING’: MCLAREN FOCUSES ON TURNING REVVING ADVERTISER INTEREST IN ESPORTS INTO MORE MEDIA DOLLARSSEB JOSEPHOCTOBER 19, 2020DIGIDAY
One thing that strikes me about looking at the curve is, it feels too imprecise to see it grouped just by year of age.
INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPRECISE

  • abrupt
  • guessed
  • harsh
  • imperfect
  • imprecise
  • in the ballpark
  • inexact
  • proximate
  • rough
  • sharp
  • startling
  • stormy
  • surmised
  • turbulent
  • unpleasant
  • unprecise
  • violent
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