Scientific definition

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Of, relating to, or employing the methodology of science.
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Relating to or employing the methodology of science.
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Used in or for natural science.

Scientific apparatus.

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Of, or having to do with science.
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The definition of scientific is something relating to science, natural science or done very systematically.

An example of scientific study is the study of astronomy.

An example of scientific method is using exact measurements for a building project.

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In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science.
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Based on, using, or in accordance with, the principles and methods of science; systematic and exact.

Scientific classification.

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Done according to methods gained by systematic training.

Scientific boxing.

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Having or showing such training.
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Having the quality of being derived from, or consistent with, the scientific method.
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Of or dealing with science.

Scientific study.

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Origin of scientific

  • Medieval Latin scientificus producing knowledge Latin scientia knowledge science Latin -ficus -fic

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