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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

- notoc_empirical evidence (also empirical data, sense experience, empirical knowledge, or the a posteriori) is a source of knowledge
- empirical research is a way of gaining knowledge by means of direct and indirect observation or experience. empirical evidence (the
- the scientific method , including experiments and validated measurement tools, guides empirical research. etymology: 'empirical' derives from
- in chemistry , the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive integer ratio of atom s present in a compound a
- by contrast with empiricism and idealism, which centres around the epistemologically privileged status of sense data (empirical) and the
- in science , an empirical relationship is one based solely on observation rather than theory. an empirical relationship requires only
- the political and historical term date january 2014 date june 2013 file:worldempires. png , imperialism and colonization in 1900
- empirical is a british jazz group, formed in 2007, involving four young british jazz musicians. the group performs compositions and
- various functionals of the empirical distribution function properties : observability : a statistic is an observable random variable , which
- empirical modelling refers to any kind of (computer ) modelling based on empirical observations rather than on mathematically describable