precision attribute

precision attribute

[prə′sizh·ən ′a·trə‚byüt]
(computer science)
A set of one or more integers that denotes the number of symbols used to represent a given number and positional information for determining the base point of the number.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Operation Desert Storm saw the first widescale use of precision-guided munitions, many of which possessed similar or better precision attributes than the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB).
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