Definition of empirical. Meaning of empirical. Synonyms of empirical
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Definition of empirical
EmpiricalEmpiric 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
In philosophical language, the term empirical means
simply what belongs to or is the product of
experience or observation. --Sir W.
The village carpenter . . . lays out his work by
empirical rules learnt in his apprenticeship. --H.
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 other
uses, see empirical
evidence, data, or knowledge, also known
- in statistics, the empirical distribution function
is the distribution function
****ociated with the empirical measure
of the sample. this ****ulative distribution
- empirical research
is research using empirical
evidence. it is a way of gaining knowledge
and indirect observation
or experience. empiricism
- empirical bayes methods
for statistical inference
the prior distribution
from the data. this approach stands
- chemistry. for observation rather
than theory, see empirical
relationship. in chemistry, the empirical formula
of a chemical compound
is the simplest
- for the process control
topic, see empirical process
model). in probability
theory, an empirical process
is a stochastic process
- in science, an empirical relationship
is a relationship
or correlation based solely
on observation rather
than theory. an empirical relationship
- see types
modeling. empirical modelling refers
to any kind of (computer) modelling based
on empirical observations rather
than on mathematically