Definition of Scientific

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the practice of science. "Scientific journals"




2. Adjective. Conforming with the principles or methods used in science. "A scientific approach"
Attributes: Scientific Knowledge
Similar to: Technological
Antonyms: Unscientific

Definition of Scientific

1. a. Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations.

Definition of Scientific

1. Adjective. Of, or having to do with science. ¹

2. Adjective. Having the quality of being derived from, or consistent with, the scientific method. ¹

3. Adjective. In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science. [ Scientific]. Dictionary.com. May 22, 2011 ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scientific

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Medical Definition of Scientific

1. 1. Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations. 2. Agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific arrangement of fossils. 3. Having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist; a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument. "Bossuet is as scientific in the structure of his sentences." (Lander) Scientific method, the method employed in exact science and consisting of: (a) Careful and abundant observation and experiment. (b) generalisation of the results into formulated "Laws" and statements. Origin: F. Scientifique; L. Scientia science + facere = to make. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scientific

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Literary usage of Scientific

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"scientific management—Continued Is there a test for management? ... New Repub 4: 231-3 O 2 '15 scientific management: a history and criticism, by HD Drury. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Science ns 46:399-402 О 26 '17 Making of scientific theories. W: H. Hobbs. ... See Religion and science scientific apparatus and Instruments Apparatus for ..."

3. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Relation of educational practices to scientific psychology. Conspicuous among the social institutions to which psychology may be applied in a direct and ..."

4. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Relation of educational practices to scientific psychology. Conspicuous among the social institutions to which psychology may be applied in a direct and ..."

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