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Amethodist A*meth"o*dist, n. [Pref. a- not + methodist.] One without method; a quack. [Obs.]
Baconian method
Baconian Ba*co"ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Lord Bacon, or to his system of philosophy. Baconian method, the inductive method. See Induction.
Cascade method
Cascade method Cas*cade" meth"od (Physics) A method of attaining successively lower temperatures by utilizing the cooling effect of the expansion of one gas in condensing another less easily liquefiable, and so on.
Endermic method
Endermic En*der"mic, a. [Gr. ? in + ? skin.] (Med.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin. Endermic method, that in which the medicine enters the system through the skin, being applied either to the sound skin, or to the surface denuded of the cuticle by a blister.
Graphic method
-graph -graph (-gr[.a]f) [From Gr. gra`fein to write. See Graphic.] A suffix signifying something written, a writing; also, a writer; as autograph, crystograph, telegraph, photograph. Graphic Graph"ic (gr[a^]f"[i^]k), Graphical Graph"ic*al (-[i^]*kal), a. [L. graphicus, Gr. grafiko`s, fr. gra`fein to write; cf. F. graphique. See Graft.] 1. Of or pertaining to the arts of painting and drawing. 2. Of or pertaining to the art of writing. 3. Written or engraved; formed of letters or lines. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical, or composed of letters. --Sir T. Browne. 4. Well delineated; clearly and vividly described. 5. Having the faculty of, or characterized by, clear and impressive description; vivid; as, a graphic writer. Graphic algebra, a branch of algebra in which, the properties of equations are treated by the use of curves and straight lines. Graphic arts, a name given to those fine arts which pertain to the representation on a fiat surface of natural objects; as distinguished from music, etc., and also from sculpture. Graphic formula. (Chem.) See under Formula. Graphic granite. See under Granite. Graphic method, the method of scientific analysis or investigation, in which the relations or laws involved in tabular numbers are represented to the eye by means of curves or other figures; as the daily changes of weather by means of curves, the abscissas of which represent the hours of the day, and the ordinates the corresponding degrees of temperature. Graphical statics (Math.), a branch of statics, in which the magnitude, direction, and position of forces are represented by straight lines Graphic tellurium. See Sylvanite.>
Immethodical Im`me*thod"ic*al, a. Not methodical; without method or systematic arrangement; without order or regularity; confused. --Addison. Syn: Irregular; confused; disoderly; unsystematic; desultory.
Immethodically Im`me*thod"ic*al*ly, adv. Without method; confusedly; unsystematically.
Immethodicalness Im`me*thod"ic*al*ness, n. Want of method.
Immethodize Im*meth"od*ize, v. t. To render immethodical; to destroy the method of; to confuse. [R.]
Method of indivisibles
Indivisible In`di*vis"i*ble, n. 1. That which is indivisible. By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of natural bodies. --Digby. 2. (Geom.) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division. Method of indivisibles, a kind of calculus, formerly in use, in which lines were considered as made up of an infinite number of points; surfaces, as made up of an infinite number of lines; and volumes, as made up of an infinite number of surfaces.
Methodios Me*thod"ios, n. The art and principles of method.
Methodism Meth"o*dism, n. (Eccl.) The system of doctrines, polity, and worship, of the sect called Methodists. --Bp. Warburton.
Methodist Meth"o*dist, a. Of or pertaining to the sect of Methodists; as, Methodist hymns; a Methodist elder.
Methodistic Meth`o*dis"tic, Methodistical Meth`o*dis"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to methodists, or to the Methodists. -- Meth`o*dis"tic*al*ly, adv.
Methodistic Meth`o*dis"tic, Methodistical Meth`o*dis"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to methodists, or to the Methodists. -- Meth`o*dis"tic*al*ly, adv.
Methodistic Meth`o*dis"tic, Methodistical Meth`o*dis"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to methodists, or to the Methodists. -- Meth`o*dis"tic*al*ly, adv.
Methodization Meth`od*i*za"tion, n. The act or process of methodizing, or the state of being methodized.
Methodizer Meth"od*i`zer, n. One who methodizes.
Methodological Meth`od*o*log"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to methodology.
Methodology Meth`od*ol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? method + -logy.] The science of method or arrangement; a treatise on method. --Coleridge.
Montessori Method
Montessori Method Mon`tes*so"ri Meth"od (Pedagogy) A system of training and instruction, primarily for use with normal children aged from three to six years, devised by Dr. Maria Montessori while teaching in the ``Houses of Childhood' (schools in the poorest tenement districts of Rome, Italy), and first fully described by her in 1909. Leading features are freedom for physical activity (no stationary desks and chairs), informal and individual instruction, the very early development of writing, and an extended sensory and motor training (with special emphasis on vision, touch, perception of movement, and their interconnections), mediated by a patented, standardized system of ``didactic apparatus,' which is declared to be ``auto-regulative.' Most of the chief features of the method are borrowed from current methods used in many institutions for training feeble-minded children, and dating back especially to the work of the French-American physician Edouard O. Seguin (1812-80).
Null method
Null Null, n. 1. Something that has no force or meaning. 2. That which has no value; a cipher; zero. --Bacon. Null method (Physics.), a zero method. See under Zero.
philosophy or method
Inductive In*duct"ive, a. [LL. inductivus: cf. F. inductif. See Induce.] 1. Leading or drawing; persuasive; tempting; -- usually followed by to. A brutish vice, Inductive mainly to the sin of Eve. --Milton. 2. Tending to induce or cause. [R.] They may be . . . inductive of credibility. --Sir M. Hale. 3. Leading to inferences; proceeding by, derived from, or using, induction; as, inductive reasoning. 4. (Physics) (a) Operating by induction; as, an inductive electrical machine. (b) Facilitating induction; susceptible of being acted upon by induction; as certain substances have a great inductive capacity. Inductive embarrassment (Physics), the retardation in signaling on an electric wire, produced by lateral induction. Inductive philosophy or method. See Philosophical induction, under Induction. Inductive sciences, those sciences which admit of, and employ, the inductive method, as astronomy, botany, chemistry, etc.
Scientific method
Scientific Sci`en*tif"ic, a. [F. scientifique; L. scientia science + facere to make.] 1. Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations. 2. Agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific arrangement of fossils. 3. Having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist; a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument. Bossuet is as scientific in the structure of his sentences. --Landor. Scientific method, the method employed in exact science and consisting of: (a) Careful and abundant observation and experiment. (b) generalization of the results into formulated ``Laws' and statements.
Sentence method
Sentence method Sen"tence meth`od (Education) A method of teaching reading by giving first attention to phrases and sentences and later analyzing these into their verbal and alphabetic components; -- contrasted with alphabet and word methods.
Sexual method
Sexual Sex"u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes; proceeding from, or based upon, sex; as, sexual characteristics; sexual intercourse, connection, or commerce; sexual desire; sexual diseases; sexual generation. Sexual dimorphism (Biol.), the condition of having one of the sexes existing in two forms, or varieties, differing in color, size, etc., as in many species of butterflies which have two kinds of females. Sexual method (Bot.), a method of classification proposed by Linn[ae]us, founded mainly on difference in number and position of the stamens and pistils of plants. Sexual selection (Biol.), the selective preference of one sex for certain characteristics in the other, such as bright colors, musical notes, etc.; also, the selection which results from certain individuals of one sex having more opportunities of pairing with the other sex, on account of greater activity, strength, courage, etc.; applied likewise to that kind of evolution which results from such sexual preferences. --Darwin. In these cases, therefore, natural selection seems to have acted independently of sexual selection. --A. R. Wallace.
Word method
Word method Word method (Education) A method of teaching reading in which words are first taken as single ideograms and later analyzed into their phonetic and alphabetic elements; -- contrasted with the alphabet and sentence methods.

Meaning of Method from wikipedia

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