Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The theoretical part of a science or an art.

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  • n. The theoretical part of a science.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The speculative part of a science; speculation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The speculative parts of a science.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We can certainly see that this flexibility of the theoretics is convenient, it sure doesn't inspire confidence in its explanatory power.

    Demarcation as Politics

  • You, a master of books, by all the sea-blood in your body should be able to pick up the theoretics of navigation while I snap my fingers.

    CHAPTER XLVI

  • But the optimistic mouthpieces of the great American people, who are themselves deft theoreticians, are not to be convinced by mere theoretics.

    THE CLASS STRUGGLE

  • OOL has yet to establish anything like a cell yielding to natural selection theoretics.

    Abusing Science

  • We can describe mechanisms – variation, selection and all the newer mechanisms being documented from the field and described in developing, expanding theoretics.

    Aiguy's Computer

  • Much of high-end theoretics in particle physics (under the umbrella of RQFT), does grudgingly accept the Aspect falsification of Bell's inequality theorem – thus the actuality of quantum non-locality (a.k.a. entanglement).

    Are Changes Brewing and How Does the Mind Fit In?

  • Joy: I have pointed out many times that science has done all the reduction it can do and still be within the realm of extant valid physical theoretics.

    Bird Teeth

  • I have pointed out many times that science has done all the reduction it can do and still be within the realm of extant valid physical theoretics.

    Bird Teeth

  • He gave us some special insight into whether or not some of the theoretics discussed in the lectures we're actually true as someone who actually lives with that architecture.

    FLWBC 2008 Wrap-Up: Day Two

  • I believe the crafts of writing can be taught, the theoretics of writing can be explored in a classroom, and vocational skills can be honed.

    I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't call you that

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