[in-ak-yer-uh-see] /ɪnˈæk yər ə si/
noun, plural inaccuracies for 1.
something ; error.
the quality or state of being .
noun (pl) -cies
lack of accuracy; imprecision
an error, a mistake, or a slip
1701, “quality or condition of being inaccurate,” from inaccurate + -cy. As an example of this, by 1883.
[in-ak-yer-it] /ɪnˈæk yər ɪt/ adjective 1. not ; incorrect or untrue. /ɪnˈækjʊrɪt/ adjective 1. not accurate; imprecise, inexact, or erroneous adj. 1738, from in- (1) “not” + accurate. Related: Inaccurately (1660s).
- In a cold sweat
Feeling nervous or terrified, as in When I looked over the cliff, I broke out in a cold sweat. This expression refers to perspiring accompanied by a feeling of cold, which can be induced by acute fear as well as by fever. [ Late 1700s ]
[in-ak-shuh n] /ɪnˈæk ʃən/ noun 1. absence of ; idleness. /ɪnˈækʃən/ noun 1. lack of action; idleness; inertia n. 1707, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + action.
[in-ak-tuh-veyt] /ɪnˈæk təˌveɪt/ verb (used with object), inactivated, inactivating. 1. to make : The bomb was inactivated. 2. Immunology. to stop the activity of (certain biological substances). /ɪnˈæktɪˌveɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to render inactive inactivate in·ac·ti·vate (ĭn-āk’tə-vāt’) v. in·ac·ti·vat·ed, in·ac·ti·vat·ing, in·ac·ti·vates in·ac’ti·va’tion n.