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I return to that imprecise art that is journalism and the legend of never letting the facts spoil a good story.
Figures bandied about for building roads and bringing utilities to the site have ranged from $13 million to $25 million, but college officials said those were imprecise ``guesstimates.
Archbishop Penna, head of the Bishops' Commission of Life and Family, surprised Father Lodi by giving a neutral discourse very imprecise in its content.
Designing with light has always been an important element of architecture, yet the ways in which architects can visualize this intangible building material have hitherto been imprecise.
They will not rejoice, however, that it is somewhat cumbersome and imprecise.
So of course the Clinton administration's assessment featured the usual imprecise macroeconomic guesses.
Especially where a number of buildings are involved, tracking the condition of structures and systems, prioritizing needed maintenance and repairs and developing a plan for action is typically a haphazard and imprecise undertaking.
The colored sneakers and white socks that visually isolate the dancers' feet drew attention to the fact that their footwork was imprecise, while in the interests of honoring the strictures of ballet battements and arabesques, their normally flashing legwork took on a constrained air.
The book is peppered with such words as "many," "some," and "at least some;" rather imprecise language for a sociologist.
Considering that it is very difficult to estimate stock volatility, that stock options are not transferable to others and therefore involve no cash consideration from which to measure value and that stock-option plans vary significantly across companies and industries, fair-value measurement of stock options would be imprecise at best.
Business requirements are typically captured by imprecise text documents and text-based use cases which are typically verbose and inconsistent," Kobryn continued.
Pierluigi Calignano, by contrast, produces imprecise objects, or ones in which precision becomes an ambiguous concept (and not only because the artist enjoys encouraging objects' nonfunctional connotations and creating incongruous juxtapositions in a surrealist vein).