analytical analytical  /ˌæ nə ˈlɪ tɪ kəl/


  1. (adj) using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
  2. (adj) of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience



  1. Normally, the analytical mind is dominant.
  2. Grist is the Colbert Report of climate change, the Daily Show of deforestation, the Oprah of oil dependency except with real reporting and analytical journalism.
  3. Filonov's analytical art wasn't about mere technique.


  1. Equivio Kicks Off "Predictive Coding Minus the Hype" Webinar Series on Wednesday, June 26 with Free Webinar on ...

    KENSINGTON, Md., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Equivio , a provider of analytical solutions for e-discovery, today announced a new "Predictive Coding Minus the Hype" educational Webinar Series. ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) In Medical Application - An Analytical Report, 2009-2015

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) In Medical Application - An Analytical Report, 2009-2015" report to their offering. Global Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Market to reach US$27.4 billion by 2015 on positive growth prospects of q-PCR segment The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Altarum Institute to Create Analytical Structure Linking Prevention to Health Care Costs

    Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending has been awarded a $400,000 implementation grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create an analytical structure to demonstrate the value of investments in primary prevention to health outcomes and health care costs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Fehr, in turn, said the union has agreed to "allow players to be suspended for HGH use based on evidence other than a positive test, a so-called `non-analytical' finding."
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Donald Fehr Source:

  2. "There wasn'ta word said about it. Not one," said Gates. "I think the analytical phase is coming to an end. Probably, over the next two or three weeks we are going to be considering specific options and teeing them up for a decision by the...
    on Oct 23, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: Stars and Stripes

  3. '"Jed has been an immensely valuable member of our baseball ops team since joining the Red Sox in 2002," Epstein said in a press release. "His combination of analytical ability, feel for the game, interpersonal skills and creativity helped...
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: Theo Epstein Source: Boston Globe

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