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1. Music exactly in tune
2. (of a compass bearing) according to the earth's geographical rather than magnetic poles
3. Biology conforming to the typical structure of a designated type
4. Physics not apparent or relative; taking into account all complicating factors

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[trü]
(geodesy)
Related to true north.
(science and technology)
Actual, as constrasted with fictitious, such as true sun.
Related to a fixed point, either on the earth or in space, in contrast with relative, which is related to a moving point.
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Bias, as specified, was the average bias obtained in the HbA1c trueness verification EQA program.
Application: The STRI Trueness Meter was used at the Open Championship at St Andrews earlier this month.
The poem has almost nothing to do with either piece, except in whatever small ways it honors those complex impulses that Beuys and Huang immerse us in, the trueness of their improvisations.
In some parts of the country, locals judge a person by the trueness of his or her firewood stack.
You do get grass burns with sliding tackles but in terms of the trueness of the surface, it was fantastic.
The big issue at that time was removing lead from paint, which just about every known company had accomplished at the expense of paint coverage and trueness of colors.
Then he was watching the bridge again in the sudden short trueness of the little light that would be left, and studying its construction.
High end and highly desired sight features on the LE include a mounting bar Mathews Harmonic Dampener to eliminate excessive noise, third axis adjustments to assure pins are aligned properly vertically and a standard bubble level for horizontal trueness.
Accuracy in linear guides depends on many factors; the trueness of the rail on which the runner block or bearing travels; the raceways inside the bearing through which the balls or rollers travel; the operating environment; the flatness of the rail mounting surface; and other factors.
The law requires that the following information be present on the seed packet: trueness of name, germination percentage, pure seed percentage, percentage of other crop seed and/or weed seed, and percentage of other ingredients.
Off-types are particularly difficult to manage on golf putting greens, where trueness of ball roll is of the utmost importance.