pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to ).
skilled in or habitually using analysis.
(of a language) characterized by a relatively frequent use of function words, auxiliary verbs, and changes in word order to express syntactic relations, rather than of inflected forms.
Compare (def 3), (def 1).
Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true because its denial involves a contradiction, as “All husbands are married.”.
(of a function of a complex variable) having a first derivative at all points of a given domain; holomorphic; regular.
(of a curve) having parametric equations that represent analytic functions.
(of a proof) using .
analytical chemists check the work at every stage in the factory, and labour-saving appliances are the rule and not the exception.
Our First Half-Century Government of Queensland
The “analytical Review” praised her in a long and leading criticism.
Mary Wollstonecraft Elizabeth Robins Pennell
analytical or dogmatic, comparative, anecdotical or facetious?
The English Stage Augustin Filon
Meantime the retainer goes round, like a gloomy analytical Chemist: always seeming to say, after ‘Chablis, sir?’
Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens
analytical Geometry: the representation of geometrical figures and their relations by algebraic equations.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6 Various
It was too much like analytical Geometry and Calculus for the popular mind, or even for any but a few patient thinkers.
Know the Truth; A critique of the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation Jesse H. Jones
analytical methods which experience has shown to be faulty have been omitted, and replaced by newer and more accurate processes.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
His first volume of poems had been severely criticised by the analytical Review.
The Works of William Cowper William Cowper
I do not know any work of this kind which is clearer, more methodic or more comprehensive than your analytical Institutions.
Woman in Science John Augustine Zahm
There are several errors in the chronology given in the analytical table.
A short history of Rhode Island George Washington Greene
relating to analysis
capable of or given to analysing: an analytic mind
(linguistics) Also isolating. denoting languages, such as Chinese, whose morphology is characterized by analysis Compare synthetic (sense 3), agglutinative (sense 2), polysynthetic
(logic, of a proposition)
true by virtue of the meanings of the words alone without reference to the facts, as all spinsters are unmarried
true or false by virtue of meaning alone; so all spinsters are married is analytically false Compare synthetic (sense 4), a priori
(maths) Also regular, holomorphic. (of a function of a complex variable) having a derivative at each point of its domain
1520s, from Medieval Latin analyticus (see analytic) + -al (1). Related: Analytically.
c.1600, from Medieval Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos “analytical,” from analytos “dissolved” (see analysis).
analytic an·a·lyt·ic (ān’ə-lĭt’ĭk) or an·a·lyt·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to analysis or analytics.
Expert in or using analysis, especially one who thinks in a logical manner.
- Analytical balance
a precision balance having a sensitivity of 0.1 milligram.
- Analytical chemistry
the subdivision of chemistry dealing with the qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical components of substances. Historical Examples analytical chemistry, or the art of distinguishing different chemical substances, was rapidly developing, Phlogiston theory. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various noun the branch of chemistry involved with quantitative and qualitative identification of elements […]
- Analytical crm
analytical crm business Software which helps a business build customer relationships and analyse ways to improve them. [Typical functions? Example?] (2007-06-11)
- Analytical cubism
the early phase of cubism, chiefly characterized by a pronounced use of geometric shapes and by a tendency toward a monochromatic use of color.