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method

EN[ˈmɛθəd]
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  • Method may refer to:
  • Scientific method, a series of steps, or collection of methods, taken to acquire knowledge
  • Method (computer programming), a piece of code associated with a class or object to perform a task
  • Method (patent), under patent law, a protected series of steps or acts
  • Methodology, comparison or study and critique of individual methods that are used in a given discipline or field of inquiry
  • Discourse on the Method, a philosophical and mathematical treatise by René Descartes

    Definition of method in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmethodsPREmeth-
    1. A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process).
      1. One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.”  He at once secured attention by his informal method, and when presently the coughing of Jarvis […] interrupted the sermon, he altogether captivated his audience with a remark about cough lozenges being cheap and easily procurable.
    2. A type of theatrical acting wherein the actor utilizes his personal emotions from personal experience to portray a scripted scene.
      1. (programming, object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.
        1. SLA Marijuana.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • It makes sure that the field name argument is not empty, and that the field specified there is an actual existing field in the class which declares the method decorated with this attribute.
            • Several methods have been developed to measure meltability of cheese.
            • We therefore seek a method for response-function normalization method which involves manipulating empirical curves that result from unconstrainted empirical fits of the corrected survivorship data.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Our results reveal important differences in the accuracy of the taxonomic identifications carried out by different ichthyoplanktologists following morphology-based methods.
            • Bis (η6-arene) metal complexes have been made for many transition metals by the Al/AlCl3 reduction method.
            • There is a vast amount of literature available that provides in-depth reviews of modeling shallow water flows using the finite difference, finite volume, and finite element methods.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en methods
          2. en methodical
          3. en methodology
          4. en methoded
          5. en methodic
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          Grammatically, this word "method" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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