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    For me it is completely precise.  I need to be that way with my work...it is a fine line one way or another.

    Accuracy is correctness, how close one is to correctness. 
    Accurate; accurately


    He was accurate in estimating we would need 3 dozen eggs for the salad.
    He was correct in estimating we would need 3 dozen eggs for the salad.
    She accurately calculated the number of miles and gallons of gas needed for the trip.
    She correctly calculated the number of miles and gallons of gas needed for the trip.
    Accuracy in your math calculations is required for success.
    Correctness in your math calculations is required for success.


    (I used mostly number references, but you can be accurate in your assessment of an individual's medical needs, guessing what someone would say or do, etc.)

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