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Not quite accurate or correct.‘an inexact description’
imprecise, not accurate, not exact, approximate, rough, crude, coarse-grained, general, vague, hazy, woollyincorrect, erroneous, wrong, false, fallacious, wide of the mark, off target, off, out, wanting, lackingballparkView synonyms
- ‘Sustainable building is an inexact science and its adherents are learning all the time.’
- ‘She also admits that gauging how long students will take to complete an exam is an inexact science: examiners usually time themselves on their own exams, then allow students three times as long.’
- ‘But earthquake warnings are still an inexact science.’
- ‘Unfortunately, the cancer detection story is one that suffers from the problems of being an inexact science.’
- ‘Age determination is an inexact science and the margin of error can sometimes be as much as 5 years either side. Assessments of age measure maturity, not chronological age.’
- ‘In the case of many regions, determining whether an industry is basic or non-basic is a rather inexact science.’
- ‘The definition of sport is broad and inexact, but any recreation combining physical exercise with an element of competition usually fits the bill.’
- ‘I know translation is a difficult task, but is it this much of an inexact science?’
- ‘It is important that the idea the logo communicates is vague and inexact, for we should not be given the opportunity to compare the registers of product and logo too closely.’
- ‘Statistical revision is the wild card in that most inexact pack of jokers known as economics.’
- ‘Modeling mine behavior and sediment transport is still an inexact science.’
- ‘NEW Year predictions have been flying around all week and I see no reason why I should not have a go at this remarkably inexact science.’
- ‘It ought to be pointed out that calculating passenger kilometres is an inexact science.’
- ‘But criticizing alchemy as an inexact science is not a valid reason not to pay attention to it since, as stated earlier, this is not the ground of its knowledge claims.’
- ‘It said it was investigating him for spreading false information on the market and presenting and publishing inexact accounts about the bailout.’
- ‘But even in this computerised age, avalanche prediction is an inexact science and that is because of the variables involved.’
- ‘HIV is adept at generating inexact or mutated copies, which can show resistance to medications.’
- ‘However, calculating the beneficial effect to the atmosphere derived from a given area of trees is as yet an inexact science.’
- ‘Despite the volume and quality of the research, divining what is in the ocean remains an inexact science.’
- ‘The process of putting alien genes into plants and animals to favour certain traits or to confer resistance is at best an inexact science with unpredictable results.’
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