Definition of Empirical. Meaning of Empirical. Synonyms of Empirical

Definition of Empirical. Meaning of Empirical. Synonyms of Empirical

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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 evidence, also known as sensory experience, is the information received by means of the senses, particularly by observation and do****entation...
- Empirical research is research using empirical evidence. It is a way of gaining knowledge by means of direct and indirect observation or experience. Empiricism...
- Empiric can refer to: Asclepiades of Bithynia Empiricism Empirical evidence Empirical research Empirical formula A person who practices quackery...
- In chemistry, the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive integer ratio of atoms present in a compound. A simple example of...
- along with rationalism and skepticism. Empiricism emphasises the role of empirical evidence in the formation of ideas, over the idea of innate ideas or traditions...
- In science, an empirical relationship or phenomenological relationship is a relationship or correlation that is supported by experiment and observation...
- In probability theory, an empirical process is a stochastic process that describes the proportion of objects in a system in a given state. For a process...
- Empirical may refer to: Epistemic topics Empiricism, a theory of knowledge as coming only or primarily from experience Empirical evidence, a source of...
- formal sciences actually constitute a science as they do not rely on empirical evidence. Disciplines that use science, such as engineering and medicine...
- Empirical distribution may refer to: Empirical distribution function Empirical measure...
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