Associations to the word «Analytical»


ANALYTICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment
ANALYTICAL, adjective. Using analytic reasoning as opposed to synthetic.
ANALYTICAL EDITING, noun. (cinematography) A cut-in during a scene to highlight a closer view of some part of the same space.
ANALYTICAL ENGINE, noun. (computing) A mechanical general-purpose computer, designed by Charles Babbage but never built.
ANALYTICAL ENTRY, noun. An entry in a bibliographic catalogue that describes a part of a larger work that has its own entry

Dictionary definition

ANALYTICAL, adjective. Using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles); "an analytic experiment"; "an analytic approach"; "a keenly analytic man"; "analytical reasoning"; "an analytical mind".
ANALYTICAL, adjective. Of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience; "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition".

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