a method for expressing a given quantity as a number having significant digits necessary for a specified degree of accuracy, multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power, as 1385.62 written as 1.386 × 10 3 .
A method of expressing numbers in terms of a decimal number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10. The scientific notation for 10,492, for example, is 1.0492 × 104.
- Scientific revolution
noun the period of great advances in the sciences, roughly 1500-1700 Examples Galileo and Kepler were major figures in the scientific revolution. Usage Note sometimes capitalized
- Scientific socialism
noun 1. Marxist socialism Compare utopian socialism
noun 1. a coherent group of propositions formulated to explain a group of facts or phenomena in the natural world and repeatedly confirmed through experiment or observation: the scientific theory of evolution.
noun 1. the style, assumptions, techniques, practices, etc., typifying or regarded as typifying scientists. 2. the belief that the assumptions, methods of research, etc., of the physical and biological sciences are equally appropriate and essential to all other disciplines, including the humanities and the social sciences. 3. scientific or pseudoscientific language. noun 1. the application […]