Definition of scientific in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore scientificSUPmost scientificSUF-ific
    1. Of, or having to do with science.
      1. In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance.
    2. Having the quality of being derived from, or consistent with, the scientific method.
      1. In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • It was a shell company and, the SEC alleges, never had researchers, research plans or any scientific resources.
          • Up to now, Purdue has focused on two scientific papers published in 2005 that Dr. Taleyarkhan hailed as independent confirmation of his sonofusion results.
          • Most neuroresearch vendors now take great pains to emphasize their adherence to scientific and industry standards, transparency and ethics.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Scientific literature on coexistance of myxedema coma and NMS is sparse.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
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        1. en scientifically
        2. en scientifick
        3. en scientifical
        4. en scientificity
        5. fr scientificité
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        Grammatically, this word "scientific" is an adjective.
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