• Scientific


    • IPA: /ˈsaɪənˌtɪfɪk/

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    1. Of, or having to do with science.
      • 2012-01, Philip E. Mirowski, Harms to Health from the Pursuit of Profits, 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.
    3. In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science. Scientific. Dictionary.com. May 22, 2011
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