Definition of Empirically

1. Adverb. In an empirical manner. "This can be empirically tested"

Definition of Empirically

1. adv. By experiment or experience; without science; in the manner of quacks.

Definition of Empirically

1. Adverb. Based on experience as opposed to theoretical knowledge. ¹

2. Adverb. (science) Based on data gathered in the real world. ¹

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Definition of Empirically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Empirically

empiric risk
empiric treatment
empirical data
empirical ego
empirical formula
empirical formulae
empirical formulas
empirical research
empirical rule
empirically (current term)
empiricist philosophy

Literary usage of Empirically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"КС can be found empirically by assuming values for d and H, which will be convenient and leave the magnetometer at a suitable distance from the scale S. Of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Tartaglia empirically discovered that a piece of artillery attained its greatest range when pointed at an angle of forty-five degrees to the horizon. ..."

3. Modern French Legal Philosophy by Alfred Fouillée (1916)
"The Never-Ending Struggle of Motives Forces us to Deal empirically with Ideal Law. In this state of affairs, what results? Law can only be satisfactory on ..."

4. Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: In Commemoration of the Centenary by Immanuel Kant (1881)
"The simple, but empirically determined Consciousness of my own existence, proves the Existence of objects in space outside myself. Proof. ..."

5. Principles of Justice in Taxation by Stephen Francis Weston (1903)
"Collective Needs empirically Considered.—That the satisfaction of collective needs is not wholly determined by the same rule, or law, that determines the ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1856)
"AMAUROSIS.1 Amaurosis considered empirically. Different degrees of amaurosis.—Amaurosis is said to be incomplete or complete, according as the sensibility ..."

7. Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession by Henry Ebenezer Handerson, Johann Hermann Baas (1889)
"In therapeutics he managed empirically, and invented many compound remedies, amone others also a ..."

8. The Metaphysics of Nature by Carveth Read (1905)
"Time, Space, Matter and Motion are all empirically real. Kant, however, when he says that Time and Space are empirically real, is inconsistent; ..."

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