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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
            • This method uses a multihabitat sampling approach according to the coverage of available microhabitats at a site.
            • First, these results demonstrate that the prototype method can be rapidly applied to construct an efficient phagosensor to detect Salmonella enterica Typhimurium.
            • There’s an Indian method called dhungar, which involves setting tiny bowls of smoldering charcoal within covered casseroles of cooked food.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Many schools that have moved to synthetic phonics have noted dramatic improvements to the literacy of pupils taught by this method.
            • Our results reveal important differences in the accuracy of the taxonomic identifications carried out by different ichthyoplanktologists following morphology-based methods.
            • To calculate the objective indicator weight, criteria importance through intercriteria correlation (CRITIC) is selected from three usual methods.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en methods
          2. en methodical
          3. en methodology
          4. en methodic
          5. en methoded
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          Grammatically, this word "method" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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