analytic


an·a·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌa-nə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of ANALYTIC

1
:  of or relating to analysis or analytics; especially :  separating something into component parts or constituent elements
2
:  being a proposition (as no bachelor is married) whose truth is evident from the meaning of the words it contains — compare synthetic
3
:  skilled in or using analysis especially in thinking or reasoning <a keenly analytic person>
4
:  characterized by analysis rather than inflection <analytic languages>
6
:  treated or treatable by or using the methods of algebra and calculus
7
a of a function of a real variable :  capable of being expanded in a Taylor's series in powers of x − h in some neighborhood of the point h
b of a function of a complex variable :  differentiable at every point in some neighborhood of a given point
an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
an·a·ly·tic·i·ty \ˌa-nə-lə-ˈti-sə-tē\ noun

Variants of ANALYTIC

an·a·lyt·ic or an·a·lyt·i·cal \-ti-kəl\

Examples of ANALYTIC

  1. <presented a very analytical argument for the defendant's guilt>

Origin of ANALYTIC

Late Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos, from analyein
First Known Use: 1601

an·a·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌan-əl-ˈit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANALYTIC

1
: of or relating to analysis; especially : separating something into component parts or constituent elements
an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of ANALYTIC

an·a·lyt·ic or an·a·lyt·i·cal \-i-kəl\

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