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analytic

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adjective an·a·lyt·ic \ˌa-nə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of analytic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to analysis or analytics; especially :  separating something into component parts or constituent elements

  2. 2 :  being a proposition (as “no bachelor is married”) whose truth is evident from the meaning of the words it contains — compare synthetic

  3. 3 :  skilled in or using analysis especially in thinking or reasoning <a keenly analytic person>

  4. 4 :  characterized by analysis rather than inflection <analytic languages>

  5. 5 :  psychoanalytic

  6. 6 :  treated or treatable by or using the methods of algebra and calculus

  7. 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 play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
an·a·ly·tic·i·ty play \ˌa-nə-lə-ˈti-sə-tē\ noun


Examples of analytic

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



Variants of analytic

or an·a·lyt·i·cal play \-ti-kəl\

Origin of analytic

Late Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos, from analyein


First Known Use: 1601


Medical Dictionary

analytic

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adjective an·a·lyt·ic \ˌan-əl-ˈit-ik\

Medical Definition of analytic

  1. 1:  of or relating to analysis; especially :  separating something into component parts or constituent elements

  2. 2:  psychoanalytic

  3. an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Variants of analytic

or an·a·lyt·i·cal \-i-kəl\play


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