- of or having to do with analytical chemistry
The definition of analytical is someone who studies and examines the elemental parts of something, or is something related to the study of small parts of a whole.
Making a decision by looking at all the factors involved is an example of making an analytical decision.
(comparative more analytical, superlative most analytical)
Gr. ?: compare with French analytique. See Analysis.
- The complete analytical treatment was first given by Leonhard Euler.
- He appears to have attended Dirichlet's lectures on theory of numbers, theory of definite integrals, and partial differential equations, and Jacobi's on analytical mechanics and higher algebra.
- The Mecanique celeste is, even to those most conversant with analytical methods, by no means easy reading.
- The essential point in his advance on Euler's mode of investigating curves of maximum or minimum consisted in his purely analytical conception of the subject.
- Analytical Chemistry This branch of chemistry has for its province the determination of the constituents of a chemical compound or of a mixture of compounds.