A Dictionary of the English Language
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Accurately

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A'ccurately. adv. [from accurate.] In an accurate manner; exactly, without errour, nicely.

The sine of incidence is either accurately, or very nearly, in a given ratio to the sine of refraction. Newt. Opt. ax. v.

That all these distances, motions, and quantities of matter, should be so accurately and harmoniously adjusted in this great variety of our system, is above the fortuitous hits of blind material causes, and must certainly flow from that eternal fountain of wisdom. Bentley's Sermons.

Sources: Bentley, Richard (57) · Newton, Isaac (40)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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