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Definition of Exact

Exact Ex*act", v. i. To practice exaction. [R.] The anemy shall not exact upon him. --Ps. lxxxix. 22.
Exact Ex*act", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exacting.] [From L. exactus, p. p. of exigere; or fr. LL. exactare: cf. OF. exacter. See Exact, a.] To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one. He said into them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you. --Luke. iii. 13. Years of servise past From grateful souls exact reward at last --Dryden. My designs Exact me in another place. --Massinger.
Exact Ex*act", a. [L. exactus precise, accurate, p. p. of exigere to drive out, to demand, enforce, finish, determine, measure; ex out + agere to drive; cf. F. exact. See Agent, Act.] 1. Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect; true; correct; precise; as, the clock keeps exact time; he paid the exact debt; an exact copy of a letter; exact accounts. I took a great pains to make out the exact truth. --Jowett (Thucyd. ) 2. Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual; as, a man exact in observing an appointment; in my doings I was exact. ``I see thou art exact of taste.' --Milton. 3. Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict. An exact command, Larded with many several sorts of reason. --Shak.

Meaning of Exact from wikipedia

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- an exact sequence is a concept in mathematics, especially in ring and module theory, homological algebra, as well as in differential geometry and group
- an exact science is any field of science capable of accurate quantitative expression or precise predictions and rigorous methods of testing hypotheses
- half-exact functor. left-exact if 0→f(a)→f(b)→f(c) is exact. right-exact if f(a)→f(b)→f(c)→0 is exact. exact if 0→f(a)→f(b)→f(c)→0 is exact. if g is a contravariant
- an exact c*-algebra is a c*-algebra that preserves exact sequences under the minimum tensor product. a c*-algebra e is exact if, for any short exact sequence
- exact holding n.v., formerly exact software b.v., is a dutch software company that offers accounting, erp, and other software for small and medium enterprises
- zero (dα = 0), and an exact form is a differential form that is the exterior derivative of another differential form β. thus, an exact form is in the image
- events from the year 1643 in denmark. monarchchristian iv start of the torstenson war (1643–1645) marie grubbe, noblewoman (died 1718).