definition 1: to give forth or produce (a product, result, or quantity).
example: The business yielded huge profits that year.
example: This bread recipe yields two loaves.
definition 1: to surrender, esp. to a pressure, force, or emotion.
example: In the end, he yielded to the temptation to place a bet.
definition 2: to give way; to move or be moved as a response to persuasion or force.
example: He begged her to reconsider, but she would not yield.
example: After much ramming, the locked door yielded.
sIn thə sihs
1. the combining of discrete elements into a unified compound or entity, or the unified whole formed by such a combining. (Cf. analysis.)
Her newest work of art is a synthesis of all her techniques.
2. in chemistry, the formation of a chemical compound from simpler compounds or elements.
3. a process of reasoning by deduction from given propositions and principles.
@ per @nt
definition 1: clear to the perception or understanding; obvious.
example: It was apparent to everyone that he was lying.
example: The symptoms of the man’s illness were quite apparent to the doctor.
example: The bias in the newspaper article was strikingly apparent.
definition 2: seeming to be so at first observation, but not necessarily so; ostensible.
example: The apparent loser of the race ended up the winner.
example: Her shy smile belied her apparent indifference.
ihm pi rə kəl
based on or verifiable by experience or experiment, rather than on or by theory.
Claims for the effectiveness of the drug are based on empirical evidence.
Scientists use the empirical method so that their results can be verified.
praek tih k@l
definition 1: of or relating to practice and experience as opposed to theory or abstraction.
example: Teachers can study educational theory, but learning how to teach requires practical experience in the classroom as well.
definition 2: useful in reality or capable of being put into use; workable.
example: Buying a racehorse didn’t seem like a practical investment to the young man’s parents.
example: What is needed is a practical solution to the problem.
definition 3: connected or concerned with the realities of everyday living or managing.
example: She was the creative mind behind the enterprise while her partner took care of more practical matters such as financing and bookkeeping.