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empirical

empi ri kuhl

  • a  derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    an empirical basis for an ethical theory
    empirical laws
    empirical data
    an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known
  • a  relying on medical quackery

  • The experiment gave an empirical evidence to the scientists that there was a fault in the structure.
  • We've started to make science and empirical evidence not nearly as important as punditry--people using p.
  • And recent empirical research some of it by Christina Romer, the University of California, Berkeley, economist who will be chairwoman of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers .
News & Articles

  • Where does Google Glass rank on the douche-wear scale?
    Douches rule the world. There is empirical proof of that. They are everywhere. Google Glass will be their mind control mechanism. It will also stop all procreation. You have been warned non-douches.  read more        
    June 6, 2013 - TG Daily
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in BusinessWeek
    You have a very full agenda for the next two days,Bernanke warned. "The topics represent a good mix of theoretical work as well as empirical work based on both calibration and econometric estimation."
  • Dana Perino in Bloomberg
    Empirical studies on emission trends in the major developing economies now conclusively establish that emissions reductions principally by the developed world will be insufficient to confront the global problem effectively,Perino said in a...
  • Gary Becker in International Herald Tribune
    In all he did, he used economic theory and empirical evidence as best he could,Becker said.

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