noun, Logic, Philosophy.
a procedure for arriving at empirical generalizations by haphazard accumulation of positive instances.
- Simple epithelium
simple epithelium n. Epithelium made up of one layer of cells.
noun, Mathematics. 1. an extension field of a given field, obtained by forming all polynomials in a specified element with coefficients contained in the given field.
- Simple fission
simple fission n. Division of the nucleus and then the cell body into two parts.
noun 1. a ratio of two integers. simple fraction noun 1. a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are both integers expressed as a ratio rather than a decimal Also called common fraction, vulgar fraction simple fraction (sĭm’pəl) A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as 5/7 .