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- n. The condition of being precise; precision
- n. pedantic behaviour
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being precise; exactness; precision; particularity; punctiliousness; scrupulousness; primness; squeamishness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. clarity as a consequence of precision
- n. the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
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The error of the century, not then exploded, was to observe it in the letter rather than in the spirit; to regard the order as an end rather than a means; and to seek in it not merely efficiency, which admits broad construction in positions, but preciseness, which is as narrowing as a brace of handcuffs.
The Internet over-promised "preciseness," which really means it over-promised what might result from preciseness.
The uncanny psychological preciseness of the show's creators continues to astound me, and it's nothing short of a miracle that they can capture the progress of an analytic treatment so well.
However this time the dolls were made with such detail and preciseness, it made accumulating these figures by grownups much more acceptable than in the past.
With an ex-management consultant's preciseness, he concludes: "We estimate we can probably be 3-5% of the overall solution."
For whatever reason, I found it soothing—the preciseness of it, the way it essentially predicted the future.
Perhaps what undid me was this simplicity, the preciseness of his expression, from a man in love with the words of a dead language and the appreciation for a boy who had no way to verbally express language.
STUK ' s response is contained in its 2006 report: " Finnish preciseness and attention to detail are of a level which the plant vendor did not expect, " it said.
Now, in my time, I have seen some wonderfully detailed cakes, but never, EVER have I seen one with such detail and preciseness that I think it is a screen print.
Therefore, at first, I mistook Carolyn's penchant for preciseness and specificity, for mere lugubriousness.