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Definition of empirical

Empirical
Empiric Em*pir"ic, Empirical Em*pir"ic*al, a. 1. Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed in experiments. In philosophical language, the term empirical means simply what belongs to or is the product of experience or observation. --Sir W. Hamilton. The village carpenter . . . lays out his work by empirical rules learnt in his apprenticeship. --H. Spencer. 2. Depending upon experience or observation alone, without due regard to science and theory; -- said especially of medical practice, remedies, etc.; wanting in science and deep insight; as, empiric skill, remedies. Empirical formula. (Chem.) See under Formula. Syn: See Transcendental.

Meaning of empirical from wikipedia

- 'empirical' redirects here. for the jazz ensemble, see empirical (jazz band). 'a posteriori' redirects here. for other uses, see a posteriori (disambiguation)
- statistics, the empirical distribution function, or empirical cdf, is the ****ulative distribution function ****ociated with the empirical measure of the
- empirical research is a way of gaining knowledge by means of direct and indirect observation or experience. empirical evidence (the record of one's direct
- empirical bayes methods are procedures for statistical inference in which the prior distribution is estimated from the data. this approach stands in contrast
- chemistry. for observation rather than theory, see empirical relationship. in chemistry, the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive
- for the process control topic, see empirical process (process control model). in probability theory, an empirical process is a stochastic process that
- in science, an empirical relationship is one based solely on observation rather than theory. an empirical relationship requires only confirmatory data
- see types of scientific modeling. empirical modelling refers to any kind of (computer) modelling based on empirical observations rather than on mathematically