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Word of the Day – 2/10/2011

Posted by ccasc on February 10, 2011

Empirical
[em-pir-i-kuh l] (adj.) derived from or guided by experience or experiment.

 

“The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of
empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of
hypotheses or axioms.”

~Albert Einstein

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