13 September 2002

Main Entry: ac�cu�rate
Pronunciation: 'a-ky&-r&t, 'a-k(&-)r&t
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin accuratus, from past participle of accurare to take care of, from ad- + cura care
Date: 1596
1 : free from error especially as the result of care <an accurate diagnosis>
2 : conforming exactly to truth or to a standard : EXACT <providing accurate color>
3 : able to give an accurate result <an accurate gauge>
Courtesy of Merriam-Webster

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