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

  2. Scientific(adj)

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

  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

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

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

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. Vanna Bonta:

    Impossible' is not a scientific term.

  2. Cody Holt:

    This is about as scientific as you can get.

  3. Thomas H. Huxley:

    Only a scientific people can survive in a scientific future.

  4. Shanghai Husi over the matter:

    ... is totally without factual, scientific or legal foundation.

  5. Doug Miller:

    This research raises troubling scientific, legal and ethical questions.

Images & Illustrations of scientific

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