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imprecision

(ĭm-prē-sĭ′shŭn)
The amount or degree of random error in an assay, research study, or calculation, usually represented by the standard deviation, coefficient of variation, or range.
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Establish an Equivalence Relationship Between DESA with Imprecise Data and MOLP
As far as I can tell, adopting these treaties would simply muddy the legal waters here by creating a parallel (and relatively imprecise) set of competing rights.
Opposition fighters had also used imprecise weapons in populated areas and Amnesty said that if the Free Syrian Army and others obtained long-range arms, the risk of more indiscriminate attacks and other abuses could increase.
On the other hand, in such procedures the authority is not obliged to seek explanations from tenderers whose bids are imprecise or do not meet the tender specifications, because once submitted, tenders can no longer be changed by either the contracting authority or the bidder.
Another meeting of the committee agreed to cancel 56,000 transactions of applicants who either failed to abide by the second appointment set for them or those who did not check with the typing offices for modifying their imprecise data given in the e-forms.
Those tend to show how unwieldy, imprecise, and unjust our adversarial legal system can be.
In addition, when a user's query is incomplete or imprecise, fuzzy matching and flexible search refinement by dynamic results categories help ensure search success.
So our knowledge of rare events is inherently imprecise, despite their importance in our risk management decisions.
There have been lots of articles comparing v a r i o u s smartphone LCD and OLED displays and technologies, but almost all simply deliver imprecise off-the-cuff remarks like "the display is gorgeous" with very little in the way of serious attempts at objective or accurate display performance evaluations and comparisonsand many just restate manufacturer claims and provide inaccurate information, performance evaluations and conclusions.
MY trade is a fairly imprecise art in some respects.
She knows it's a question of all of those things and that it's something else at the same time, something bigger, more imprecise: a certainty that is all the more strong for not having substance, like the promise of a promise.
Judge David Rosen, while criticising the conduct of the prosecution, cited a long list of severe flaws and also said that the prosecution may have made incorrect and imprecise statements to the court.