Associations to the word «Theoretical»


THEORETICAL, adjective. Of or relating to theory; abstract; not empirical.
THEORETICAL OXYGEN DEMAND, noun. The calculated amount of oxygen which would be required to fully oxidize an organic compound
THEORETICAL PHYSICS, noun. (physics) the description of natural phenomena in mathematical form, especially in order to derive fundamental laws of nature and to derive conclusions from these laws
THEORETICAL PLATE, noun. (physics) (chemistry) A plate or tray in a distillation column that produces the best possible difference between the liquid and vapour phases in equilibrium with it; the equivalent concept in a fractionating column packed with beads or rings
THEORETICAL PROBABILITIES, noun. Plural of theoretical probability
THEORETICAL PROBABILITY, noun. (mathematics) the probability that a certain outcome will occur, as determined through reasoning or calculation.

Dictionary definition

THEORETICAL, adjective. Concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations; "theoretical science".
THEORETICAL, adjective. Concerned with theories rather than their practical applications; "theoretical physics".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.