What does scientific mean?

Definitions for scientific
ˌsaɪ ənˈtɪf ɪksci·en·tif·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scientific.

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

  2. Scientificadjective

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

  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

  4. 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. Uozu Aquarium keeper Kazusa Saiba:

    There is no scientific evidence at all for the theory that oarfish appear around big quakes. But we can not 100 % deny the possibility.

  2. Josh Holland:

    Travel programs, fitness apps and virtual training are the latest trends in recent years, including the 'Scientific 7 Minute Workout' which gained popularity because of its effectiveness and short time requirement.

  3. Truman Capote:

    It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year.

  4. Claude Lévi-Strauss:

    The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions.

  5. Emmanuela Gakidou:

    Given that the WHF report references this paper, it is really odd that their conclusion is that' no amount of alcohol is good for the heart,' there are some scientific studies that support their headline, but based on my work on the Global Burden of Disease Study, which pulls together all the available evidence to date, the claim by the WHF is not supported by the scientific evidence currently available.

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