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A'ccurate. adj. [accuratus, Lat.]

  1. Exact, as opposed to negligence or ignorance, applied to persons.

  2. Exact, without defect or failure, applied to things.

    No man living has made more accurate trials than Reaumure, that brightest ornament of France. Colson Elements of Nat. Phil.

Sources: Colson, John (1)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Accurate." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2059.


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