Inaccuracy vs Flaw - What's the difference?
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Inaccuracy is a related term of flaw.
As nouns the difference between inaccuracy and flaw
is that inaccuracy
is (uncountable) the property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy while flaw
is (obsolete) a flake, fragment, or shiver or flaw
can be a sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
As a verb flaw is
to add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
(uncountable) The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
(countable) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
(uncountable) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
* (property) imprecision, incorrectness, inexactness
* (inaccurate/false statement etc.) error, mistake, fault
From (etyl) flawe, .
(obsolete) A flake, fragment, or shiver.
(obsolete) A thin cake, as of ice.
A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.
- There is a flaw in that knife.
- That vase has a flaw .
A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.
- This heart / Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws .
A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.
- Has not this also its flaws and its dark side?
- a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute
* See also
* tragic flaw
To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
To become imperfect or defective.
A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
- Snow, and hail, and stormy gust and flaw .
A storm of short duration.
A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
- Like flaws in summer laying lusty corn.
- And deluges of armies from the town / Came pouring in; I heard the mighty flaw .