Forensic meaning

fə-rĕnsĭk, -zĭk
Forensic is defined as using technology or science to prove something legally.

An example of forensic used as an adjective is forensic science, a type of science which includes ballistics, the study of guns and bullets.

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Relating to the use of science or technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.

A forensic laboratory.

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The definition of forensic is something that is usable in a court of law.

An example of forensic used as an adjective is forensic evidence, such as finger prints.

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Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
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Relating to the gathering, preparation, or presentation of evidence in court. n. the application of scientific or medical principles to the law.
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Debate or formal argumentation.
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Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.
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(archaic) Relating to, or used in debate or argument.
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Of, characteristic of, or suitable for a law court, public debate, or formal argumentation.
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Specializing in or having to do with the application of scientific, esp. medical, knowledge to legal matters, as in the investigation of crime.
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The use of knowledge and techniques derived from various sciences, as ballistics and medicine, in the investigation of crime.
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(dated) Relating to, or appropriate for courts of law.
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Origin of forensic

  • From Latin forēnsis public, of a forum from forum forum dhwer- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin forēnsis (“of the forum, public”), from forum

    From Wiktionary