analysis analysis  /ə ˈnæ lə səs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  2. (n) the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
  3. (n) a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
  4. (n) the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'
  5. (n) a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
  6. (n) a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Coupled loads analysis combines the satellite and rocket models for loads analysis.
  2. Air-mass analysis is the biggest thing in modern weather forecasting.
  3. Handwriting analysis can be very useful or worthless, depending on the methods of the examiner.

News

  1. Analysis of the Brazilian Animal Feed Additives Market

    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Brazilian Animal Feed Additives Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01356551/Analysis-of-the-Brazilian-Animal-Feed-Additives-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Livestock ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Analysis of the Global LCD Market

    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Global LCD Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01356547/Analysis-of-the-Global-LCD-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=DVD,_Blu_Ray ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Analysis of the Global Network Access Control Market

    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Global Network Access Control Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01356552/Analysis-of-the-Global-Network-Access-Control-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Security_Systems ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We look at teams, we don't use a label," said Mike Slive, chairman of the selection committee. "It's not about mid-major teams and major teams. It's about teams. In the final analysis, it's about who you play, where you play and how you do....
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Mike Slive Source: ESPN

  2. "The analysis : indicates that whether you work for a small business, a large company or you work for yourself, the vast majority of Americans will see lower premiums than they would if we don't pass health reform," said Senate Finance Committee...
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Max Baucus Source: msnbc.com

  3. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said, "We don't believe there is a problem, and that's the analysis of all 27 of us."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: The Associated Press

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