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  • 1 Theoretical physics — employs mathematical models and abstractions of physics in an attempt to explain experimental data taken of the natural world. Its central core is mathematical physics 1, though other conceptual techniques are also used. The goal is to… …

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  • 2 Theoretical computer science — is the collection of topics of computer science that focuses on the more abstract, logical and mathematical aspects of computing, such as the theory of computation, analysis of algorithms, and semantics of programming languages. Although not… …

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  • 3 Theoretical key — Theoretical keys or impossible keys are keys which exist in music theory, but are not actually used in music because they have an impractical key signature. In music that uses the equal temperament, which includes most Western music, an… …

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  • 4 Theoretical behaviorism — (not to be confused with behavioralism of political science) is an approach to psychology based on the proposition that behavior can be researched scientifically without recourse to inner mental states. It is a form of materialism, denying any… …

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  • 5 Theoretical sampling — is a term coined by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss in 1967 in the context of social research to describe the process of choosing new research sites or research cases to compare with one that has already been studied. It is one of the tools of… …

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  • 6 Theoretical production ecology — tries to quantatively study the growth of crops. The plant is treated as a kind of biological factory, which processes light, carbon dioxide, water and nutrients into harvestable parts.Main parameters kept into consideration are temperature,… …

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  • 7 Theoretical Girls — was a New York band formed by Glenn Branca and Jeff Lohn that existed from 1977 to early 1979.HistoryGlenn Branca and Jeffrey Lohn were both songwriters for this band. The band did only about 20 shows (3 of which were in Paris). It released one… …

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  • 8 Not Final — Not Final! Author Isaac Asimov Country United States Language English Series Jovian Menace Genre …

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  • 9 theoretical — [thē΄ə ret′i kəl] adj. [< LL theoreticus < Gr theōrētikos < AL] 1. of or constituting theory 2. limited to or based on theory; not practical or applied; hypothetical 3. tending to theorize; speculative: Also theoretic theoretically adv …

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  • 10 Theoretical definition — A hypothetical construct like intelligence must be understood in terms of a comprehensive theory of mind and reality A theoretical (or conceptual) definition gives the meaning of a word in terms of the theories of a specific discipline. This type …

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  • 11 Theoretical ecology — Mathematical models developed in theoretical ecology predict complex food webs are less stable than simple webs.[1]:75–77[2]:64 …

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  • 12 Theoretical astronomy — Nucleosynthesis Stellar nucleosynthesis Big Bang nucleosynthesis Supernova nucleosynthesis Cosmic ray spallation …

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  • 13 Theoretical neuromorphology — Morphology is the science of forms independent of the substance and size of objects or figures. Theoretical neuromorphology is the study and the use of logical and mathematical techniques and concepts allowing the study of shapes and connectivity …

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  • 14 Theoretical and experimental justification for the Schrödinger equation — The theoretical and experimental justification for the Schrödinger equation motivates the discovery of the Schrödinger equation, the equation that describes the dynamics of nonrelativistic particles. The motivation uses photons, which are… …

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  • 15 theoretical — theo|ret|i|cal W3 [θıəˈretıkəl US ˌθi:ə ] adj also theo|ret|ic [θıəˈretık US ˌθi:ə ] 1.) relating to the study of ideas, especially scientific ideas, rather than with practical uses of the ideas or practical experience →↑theory, practical… …

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  • 16 theoretical — [[t]θi͟ːəre̱tɪk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A theoretical study or explanation is based on or uses the ideas and abstract principles that relate to a particular subject, rather than the practical aspects or uses of it. ...theoretical physics. 2)… …

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  • 17 theoretical — the|o|ret|i|cal [ ,θiə retıkl ] adjective ** based on theories or ideas instead of practical experience: The course is designed to be practical rather than theoretical. a. relating to theories or ideas: the theoretical framework of the research b …

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  • 18 theoretical */*/ — UK [ˌθɪəˈretɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌθɪəˈretɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) based on theories or ideas instead of on practical experience The course is designed to be practical rather than theoretical. a) relating to theories or ideas the theoretical framework of the …

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  • 19 Theoretical — Theoretic The o*ret ic, Theoretical The o*ret ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. L. theoreticus, F. th[ e]or[ e]tique.] Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not… …

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  • 20 Theoretical motivation for general relativity — A Theoretical motivation for general relativity, including the motivation for the geodesic equation and the Einstein field equation, can be obtained from special relativity by examining the dynamics of particles in circular orbits about the earth …

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