an·a·lyt·i·cal /-ɪkəl/ 形容詞
An·a·lyt·ic An·a·lyt·ic·al a. Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; -- opposed to synthetic.
Analytical geometry or coördinate geometry. See under Geometry.
Analytic language, a noninflectional language or one not characterized by grammatical endings.
Analytical table Nat. Hist., a table in which the characteristics of the species or other groups are arranged so as to facilitate the determination of their names.
adj 1: using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a
whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental
parts or basic principles); "an analytic experiment";
"an analytic approach"; "a keenly analytic man";
"analytical reasoning"; "an analytical mind" [syn: analytic]
2: of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of
fact or experience; "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an
analytic proposition" [syn: analytic] [ant: synthetic]