semiempirical

adjective
semi·​em·​pir·​i·​cal | \ ˌse-mē-im-ˈpir-ə-kəl How to pronounce semiempirical (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -em- \

Definition of semiempirical

: partly empirical especially : involving assumptions, approximations, or generalizations designed to simplify calculation or to yield a result in accord with observation

First Known Use of semiempirical

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Semiempirical.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiempirical. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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