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sci·en·tif·ic

scientific

 
 
pronunciation:
saI n tI fihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: requiring or demonstrating systematic knowledge and skills, exactness in observation and testing, and keen but dispassionate interest in the truths of nature.
A cure for the disease will eventually be found through scientific research.An experiment that cannot be replicated by other scientists is not considered scientific.It takes a great deal of scientific study before a theory is said to be proven.
definition 2: of or pertaining to science.
The professor is retired now, but she continues to read her scientific journals.
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