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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sci·en·tif·ic /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sci·en·tif·ic /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sci·en·tif·ic a.
 1. Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations.
 2. Agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific arrangement of fossils.
 3. Having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist; a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument.
    Bossuet is as scientific in the structure of his sentences.   --Landor.
 Scientific method, the method employed in exact science and consisting of: (a) Careful and abundant observation and experiment. (b) generalization of the results into formulated “Laws” and statements.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the practice of science; "scientific
      2: conforming with the principles or methods used in science;
         "a scientific approach" [ant: unscientific]