What does Scientific mean?

Definitions for Scientific
ˌsaɪ ənˈtɪf ɪkSci·en·tif·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scientificadjective

    of or relating to the practice of science

    "scientific journals"

  2. scientificadjective

    conforming with the principles or methods used in science

    "a scientific approach"

Wiktionary

  1. scientificadjective

    Of, or having to do with science.

  2. scientificadjective

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

  3. scientificadjective

    In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scientificadjective

    of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations

    Etymology: [F. scientifique; L. scientia science + facere to make.]

  2. Scientificadjective

    agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific arrangement of fossils

    Etymology: [F. scientifique; L. scientia science + facere to make.]

  3. Scientificadjective

    having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist; a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument

    Etymology: [F. scientifique; L. scientia science + facere to make.]

Editors Contribution

  1. scientific

    Of or relating to science.

    The scientific knowledge was useful to demonstrate the validity of the chosen sciences.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scientific' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1706

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scientific' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3935

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scientific' in Adjectives Frequency: #225

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientific in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Scientific in a Sentence

  1. David Seldin:

    Projects funded by the National Institutes of Health must ensure appropriate inclusion of women and minorities, they should also ensure distribution of the study reflects the population needed to accomplish the scientific goals of the study. Asked another way: Does the makeup of the study reflect the populations affected by the illness in question? In the case of the GUDMAP Tissue Hub, one of the goals is to support researchers looking for treatments and cures for kidney disease.

  2. Elizabeth Schneider:

    Elizabeth Schneider said, noting Elizabeth Schneider mother cried when she informed her. I was a little bit pleasantly surprised because I thought it was a little bit cool, granted, I probably would not have felt that way if I was severely ill. But from a scientific curiosity perspective, I thought it was very interesting. And also the fact that I finally got confirmation that thats what I had.

  3. Hannah Arendt:

    Freedom from labor itself is not new; it once belonged among the most firmly established privileges of the few. In this instance, it seems as though scientific progress and technical developments had been only taken advantage of to achieve something about which all former ages dreamed but which none had been able to realize.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

  5. Francis Collins:

    There is no evidence really to say. Most of the scientific community, myself included, think that is a possibility, butfar more likely, this was anatural way in which a virusleft a bat, maybe traveled throughsome other species and got tohumans.

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