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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.
ExactExact 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.
Years of servise past From grateful souls exact reward
at last --Dryden.
My designs Exact me in another place. --Massinger. ExactExact 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,
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.
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
Meaning of Exact from wikipedia
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- The exact
sciences, sometimes called
the exact mathematical sciences
are those sciences
of absolute precision
- In statistics, an exact
(significance) test is a test where
all ****umptions, upon which
of the distribution
of the test statistic
- Fisher's exact
test is a statistical significance
test used in the analysis
it is emplo**** when sample
- An exact sequence
is a concept
in mathematics, especially
theory, ring and module
algebra, as well as in differential
- In mathematics, exactness
to: Exact category Exact functor Landweber exact functor theorem Exact sequence Accuracy
- In homological
algebra, an exact functor
is a functor
that preserves exact
sequences. Exact functors
for algebraic calculations
- In mathematics, the term exact equation
can refer either
of the following: Exact differential equation Exact differential
- In graph
theory, an exact coloring
is a (proper) vertex coloring
in which every
pair of colors appears
one pair of adjacent
- In multivariate
calculus, a differential
is said to be exact
or perfect, as contrasted
with an inexact
differential, if it is of the form dQ, for some...
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