1. Having determinate limitations; exactly or sharply defined or stated; definite; exact; nice; not vague or equivocal; as, precise rules of morality. The law in this point is not precise. (bacon) For the hour precise Exacts our parting hence. (milton)
Origin: L. Praecisus cut off, brief, concise, p. P. Of praecidere to cut off in front, to cut off; prae = before _ caedere to cut: cf. F. Precis. Cf. Concise.