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In quantum electrodynamics, making predictions involves calculating to a certain level of precision, leaving out terms that are less significant and more difficult to calculate.

This imposes a ceiling on predictive precision — and on how well physicists can understand what quantum theory says.

It’s a very small effect, but gravitational waves have been observed with such high precision that we can already say that the graviton mass must be less than 10−21 electron volts.

As technology tracks and analyzes our behaviors and lifestyles with ever more precision—sometimes with our knowledge and sometimes without—the opportunities for others to remotely monitor our mental state is growing fast.

The final proof is like a precision instrument, which has just the right combination of ideas to produce the outcome they wanted.

The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.

And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.

While not all 86 million maintain positions of governance or public service, the Party's machinery runs on watchmaker precision.

It takes Sharp four hours to get into character: “I take joy in the mathematical, symmetrical precision and perfectness of Bach.”

We do know with great precision what happened to the expelled student.

He was engaged in the Encyclopedie, and his articles on grammar are drawn up with great precision, correctness and judgment.

Then turning again to Doctor Kraus, he said slowly and clearly, enunciating each word with care and precision.

They divide the day into ten thousand minutes, and know, with the greatest precision, what minute is favorable or otherwise.

The sight of those two hands, moving with their usual skill and precision, woke her out of her dream.

Um-ko lifted them, dusted the velvet thongs, and placed them with mathematical precision side by side upon the flat stone.


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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to precision, such as: rigor, attention, care, carefulness, correctness, and definiteness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.