ul·​tra·​pre·​cise ˌəl-trə-pri-ˈsīs How to pronounce ultraprecise (audio)
: extremely precise
was ultraprecise with his words
especially : very minutely exact
ultraprecise measurements
ultraprecise GPS tracking
ultraprecision noun
machined with ultraprecision
ultraprecision tools/equipment

Examples of ultraprecise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using two types of ultraprecise measurement that each probed the proton’s electric charge, researchers pegged the particle’s radius as about 0.877 femtometer (a femtometer is a trillionth of a millimeter). Anashe Bandari, Scientific American, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultraprecise was in 1847

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“Ultraprecise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraprecise. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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