What does the word precision mean?

Usage examples for precision

  1. But the charm of precision, of elegance, of expressing what is expressed in the best possible manner, belongs to it in a supreme degree. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. This is not, indeed, stating the case with the precision which we like. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  3. He found a paper- knife and with careful precision cut the envelope along the top. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson