from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
- n. An instance of being inaccurate; an error.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
- n. A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
- n. Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy or exactness.
- n. That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being inaccurate; want of accuracy.
- n. That which is inaccurate; a mistake; a fault; a defect; an error.
- n. Synonyms Incorrectness, inexactness. Slip, inadvertence, blunder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
in- 'un-, not' + accuracy (from Latin accuratus, from the past particople of accurare "to take care of", itself from ad- "to" + curare "take care of" (from cura "care, concern, trouble", from a Proto-Indo-European base *kois- "to be concerned")) (Wiktionary)