ˈækjurɪt прил.
1) верный, правильный, точный The inside walls receive a micro-finish guaranteed to be accurate within 2 micro-inches longitudinally. ≈ С внутренней стороны на стены наложен микро-слой отделочной окраски с точностью до
0. 002 дюйма в продольном направлении. strictly accurate ≈ абсолютно точный It would be accurate to say that he is lazy. ≈ Утверждение, что он ленив, было бы вполне правильным. Police have stressed that this is the most accurate description of the killer to date. ≈ Полиция подчеркнула, что на сегодняшний день это наиболее точное описание убийцы. They were accurate in their prediction that he would change her life drastically. ≈ Они оказались правы в своих прогнозах, что он круто изменит ее жизнь. Syn : punctual, correct, exact, precise, right, true Ant : erroneous, false, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, wrong
2) аккуратный, скрупулезный, тщательный He discovers a very accurate knowledge of mineralogy. ≈ Он обнаруживает очень глубокие знания минералогии. Syn : careful, thorough
3) воен. меткий (о стрельбе) The rifle was extremely accurate. ≈ Из этого ружья можно было очень метко стрелять. The pilots, however, were not as accurate as they should be. ≈ Летчики, однако, не были столь меткими, как им следовало бы быть. Syn : precise
4) тех. калиброванный
точный, правильный;
- an * statement of what happened точное описание того, что произошло;
- you must take care to be * in arithmetic в арифметике надо добиваться точности (военное) меткий, кучный;
- * fire меткий огонь;
- to take * aim хорошо прицеливаться аккуратный;
- * typist машинистка, не делающая опечаток (техническое) калиброванный;
- * to dimension точно по размеру
accurate аккуратный ~ правильный ~ точный ~ тщательный

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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