analytic analytic  /ˌæ nə ˈlɪ tɪk/


  1. (adj) using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
  2. (adj) using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
  3. (adj) expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
  4. (adj) of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience



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  1. He brings to show business, customarily a craft of schmaltz and charm, one of the keenest analytic minds around.
  2. Piaget explored a kind of epistemological relativism in which multiple ways of knowing are acknowledged and examined nonjudgmentally, yet with a philosopher's analytic rigor.
  3. Many students who do make the grade in analytic courses are disappointed because they had expected more from philosophy.


  1. Want to Motivate Sellers? 850,000 Properties Bounce Back to Positive Equity

    Residential property analytic provider CoreLogic® recently released new analysis showing the market is making big moves, with 850,000 additional residential properties turning to positive equity during the first quarter of 2013. In addition, the analysis shows good news for mortgages: the total number of mortgaged residential properties standing in negative equity is down by nearly [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: RISMedia Real Estate News

  2. Newsbyte: SAP to Help Insurers Manage Upcoming Regulations With New Integrated Finance and Risk Solution

    COLOGNE, Germany, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP NEWSBYTE -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the SAP® Insurance Analyzer analytic application to address two of the most challenging regulatory topics ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Bloomberg Sports Unveils First Ever Power “Football 50” for European Football

    Bloomberg Sports , the world’s leaders in sports analytic technology, today unveiled its first-ever “BSports Power Football 50”, aimed at providing the most advanced data-driven ranking of individual performances throughout Europe’s top leagues.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "This is the youngest analytic work force in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency," Director Michael Hayden said at his confirmation hearings this year. "In more disappointing language, this is the least experienced analytic work...
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Michael Hayden Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "This operation is an example of our united commitment to address this significant crime problem," Mueller said. "The FBI will continue to direct investigative and analytic resources towards mortgage fraud and corporate securities fraud that...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Robert Mueller Source: (blog)

  3. "We concur with the spirit of the OIG's three main recommendations and acknowledge our need for continued improvement in order to achieve an optimally integrated and functional analytic cadre," Hulon, the FBI's executive assistant director,...
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Willie Hulon Source: Washington Post

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