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scientific

adjective sci·en·tif·ic \ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik\

: of or relating to science

: done in an organized way that agrees with the methods and principles of science

Full Definition of SCIENTIFIC

:  of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science
sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Origin of SCIENTIFIC

Medieval Latin scientificus producing knowledge, from Latin scient-, sciens + -i- + -ficus -fic
First Known Use: 1589

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SCIENTIFICALLY Defined for Kids

scientific

adjective sci·en·tif·ic \ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik\

Definition of SCIENTIFIC for Kids

1
:  relating to science or scientists <scientific theories>
2
:  using or applying the methods of science <scientific research>
sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly \-ˈti-fi-kə-lē\ adverb
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scientific

adjective sci·en·tif·ic \ˌsī-ən-ˈtif-ik\

Medical Definition of SCIENTIFIC

:  of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science
sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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