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precise (adj.)

mid-15c., from Middle French précis "condensed, cut short" (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin precisus, from Latin praecisus "abrupt, abridged, cut off," past participle of praecidere "to cut off, shorten," from prae "before" (see pre-) + -cidere, combining form of caedere "to cut" (from PIE root *kae-id- "to strike"). For Latin vowel change, see acquisition. Related: Precisely (late 14c.).

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Definitions of precise from WordNet

precise (adj.)
sharply exact or accurate or delimited;
arrived at the precise moment
specified a precise amount
a precise mind
precise (adj.)
(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct;
a precise image
a precise measurement
Synonyms: accurate / exact
From wordnet.princeton.edu