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. scientific(adj)

    of or relating to the practice of science

    "scientific journals"

  2. scientific(adj)

    conforming with the principles or methods used in science

    "a scientific approach"

Wiktionary

  1. scientific(Adjective)

    Of, or having to do with science.

  2. scientific(Adjective)

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

  3. scientific(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scientific(adj)

    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. Scientific(adj)

    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. Scientific(adj)

    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

How to pronounce scientific?

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How to say scientific in sign language?

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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. James Twyman:

    It’s going to be pretty powerful, when people come together and focus on something in a positive way … there’s scientific evidence that it can change things for the better.

  2. Brian Kennedy:

    This was a one-of-a-kind scientific device, it's sad to see it go, but it's not ours.

  3. Marco Aurelio Caldas:

    This is 200 years of work of a scientific institution -- the most important one in Latin America, everything is finished. Our work, our life was all in there.

  4. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay:

    Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay wrote in the proposal. Notional view of LCRT on the far-side of the Moon. ( Courtesy of Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay)( Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay) LCRT could enable tremendous scientific discoveries in the field of cosmology by observing the early universe in the 1050m wavelength band( i.e., 630MHz frequency band), which has not been explored by humans to date.

  5. David Leffell:

    The scientific facts are inescapable — regular use of sun protection reduces skin cancer and cancer precursors, the benefits of sun protection and the incontrovertible evidence of sunburn and chronic sun exposure as a cause of about 60 % of melanomas should inspire people to continue reasonable sun protection if they fit into the moderate to high risk groups, and even if they don’t.

Images & Illustrations of scientific

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