• (adj): (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct.
    Synonyms: accurate, precise
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on exact:

Spectral Sequences - Exact Couples
... sequences is William Massey's method of exact couples ... Exact couples are particularly common in algebraic topology, where there are many spectral sequences for which no other construction is known ... In fact, all known spectral sequences can be constructed using exact couples ...
Surgery Exact Sequence - Examples - 1. Homotopy Spheres
... The idea of the surgery exact sequence is implicitly present already in the original article of Kervaire and Milnor on the groups of homotopy spheres ... group of almost framed manifolds, The surgery exact sequence in this case is an exact sequence of abelian groups ... the odd-dimensional L-groups are trivial one obtains these exact sequences The results of Kervaire and Milnor are obtained by studying the middle map in the ...
Society For Exact Philosophy
... The Society for Exact Philosophy (SEP) is a North American organisation that is devoted to the application of exact, rigorous methods in philosophy ...
Surgery Exact Sequence - The Exactness
... Hence it is necessary to explain what is meant when talking about the "exact sequence" ... So the surgery exact sequence is an exact sequence in the following sense ...

More definitions of "exact":

  • (verb): Claim as due or just.
    Synonyms: demand
  • (adj): Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact.
    Example: "An exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
  • (verb): Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.
    Synonyms: claim, take

Famous quotes containing the word exact:

    The really great novel ... tends to be the exact negative of its author’s life.
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    If we define a sign as an exact reference, it must include symbol because a symbol is an exact reference too. The difference seems to be that a sign is an exact reference to something definite and a symbol an exact reference to something indefinite.
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    In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
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