How to use Observational in a sentence
Observational astronomy, meanwhile, was advancing to some extent independently.
Thus the differences in the wave-lengths of presumably the same lines as measured by different Arctic observers may be only partly due to unfavourable observational conditions.
With the development of observational astronomy the sidereal universe was arbitrarily divided into areas characterized by special assemblages of stars; these assemblages were named asterisms by Ptolemy, who termed the brightest stars "of the fi rst magnitude," and the progressively fainter Stars.
This observational method Cousin regards as that of the 18th century, - the method which Descartes began and abandoned, and which Locke and Condillac applied, though imperfectly, and which Reid and Kant used with more success, yet not completely.
The observational method applied to consciousness gives us the science of psychology.Advertisement
All along the base of the highlands, from Khojent to Vyernyi, earthquakes are frequent; 3 but their effects lie beyond the scope of our observational methods.
He was originally a watchmaker, but retired from business about the age of thirty and devoted himself to experimental and observational science.
We are interested in the views of all UK observational astronomers, whether they have used Gemini or not.
Within a few years of Tycho's death, the telescope had revolutionized observational astronomy.
Survey Astronomy Surveys for astronomical objects over large areas of the sky are the foundation on which much research in observational astrophysics is based.Advertisement
Some observational studies have shown increased rates of long term backache and headache.
In addition, verification of the model results will be undertaken against a newly-available observational precipitation climatology.
This is observational comedy, Do you ever notice that most roads are gray, and that normally cars drive on them.
Observational methods, e.g. eddy correlation techniques to measure turbulent fluxes or measurement of mean profiles to infer turbulent transport.
Incidentally, my oldest daughter is a graduate student working on observational cosmology!Advertisement
The essence of the research was using powerful statistical techniques to search for potential ocean-atmosphere coupling in both modeled and observational data.
Children will then respond to the site through observational drawing and mask making.
The logic makes use of purely operational concepts, such as observational equivalence of program fragments.
Students should have some basic ability in observational drawing skills and painting, but no previous experience of using gouache is required.
Review The review focused on observational studies in which hysteroscopy was compared with results of the reference standard of endometrial histology.Advertisement
There is also abundant observational information showing that frequent use of NSAIDs or aspirin is associated with reduced incidence of some cancers.
Recent observational evidence indicates a systematic reduction in gravity wave fluxes in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere from solar minimum to solar maximum.
Even purely observational work may cause some disturbance or increase the risk of predation.
Field studies can also raise ethical concerns, even when these are only observational.
Our approach to this area of research at the present time is mainly observational.Advertisement
Dreams are not physical objects in space, so observational science cannot get a grip on them.
His " nu soul " sound combines a thoughtful vocal delivery with soulful musical settings and keenly observational lyrics.
Astronomy is rather unusual among the sciences in that it is almost entirely observational rather than experimental.
Observational studies have reported odds ratios for women with BV of between 1.4 and 6.9 for these adverse outcomes.
A transit of Venus, as it is called, was once of great practical observational importance for determining the solar parallax.
Imagine Jarvis Cocker writing lyrics for Paul McCartney or putting dry observational wit in to Franz Ferdinand's hip-swinging swagger to make punk-funk fun.
The invention of the portable electrometer and the water-dropping electrograph by Lord Kelvin in the middle of the 19th century, and the greater definiteness thus introduced into observational results, were notable events.
Cousin was observational and generalizing rather than analytic and discriminating.
The " method of least squares," by which the most probable result can be educed from a body of observational data, was published by Adrien Marie Legendre in 1806, by Carl Friedrich Gauss in his Theoria Motus (1809), which described also a mode of calculating the orbit of a planet from three complete observations, afterwards turned to important account for the recapture of Ceres, the first discovered asteroid (see Planets, Minor).
Jewish humor meets Spanish screwball comedy in Only Human, an observational comedy set among a Madrid Jewish family.
Imagine Jarvis Cocker writing lyrics for Paul McCartney or putting dry observational wit in to Franz Ferdinand 's hip-swinging swagger to make punk-funk fun.
Traditionally haibun is prose that includes one or more haiku, the prose have the same observational, uncritical stance of haiku.
Taking wide-angle and fast precession, we have explored the resulting signatures and found which observational tracers are best to employ.
While early seasons of the show featured short clips of Seinfeld doing his observational stand-up act, eventually that part of the show was eliminated.
Dissertations often involve observational studies in addition to academic work and speculation on long-term application.
This is a journal article that was the focus of a dissertation using empirical and observational research to answer educational concerns of educators and students alike.
Can observational dreams that take another perspective be an example of how one area of the brain may play out events like a movie as a teaching tool?
A projective test is one in which a person's patterns of thought, attitudes, observational capacity, and emotional responses are evaluated on the basis of responses to ambiguous test materials.
Projective test-A type of psychological test that assesses a person's thinking patterns, observational ability, feelings, and attitudes on the basis of responses to ambiguous test materials.
The Apgar score is primarily observational in nature and its only purpose is to alert the healthcare provider that the baby may need immediate assistance or prolonged observation in the nursery.
Observational assessments are usually combined with other types of educational or psychological assessments when learning needs and behavioral problems are being evaluated.
The development of an observational protocol or test for assessing temperamental characteristics offers an advantage over reliance on questionnaires.
Because of the variety of symptoms, there are a wide variety of both direct testing and indirect observational methods to ascertain whether or not a child has ASD.
The research led to the development of the Autism Observational Scale for Infants (AOSI).
There are still few medical studies and little observational proof of severe health risks from wearing modern corsets if they are not constricting.
Before considering observational data, it is expedient to mention various sources of uncertainty.
Owing to observational difficulties, the exact measure of success attained is a little difficult to gauge, but it seems fairly certain that raindrops usually carry a charge.
It became fairly certain, however, that theory had outrun observational work, and that the latter must again receive renewed attention.
In the last quarter of the 19th century spectroscopy and photography together worked a revolution in observational astronomy, and in both branches Huggins acted as pioneer.
This motion is evidently not due to parallax, for, in this case, the maximum range should be between the June and December positions; neither was it due to observational errors.
Equations of this form have received a striking observational verification in so far as they predict a tail or root towards which the lines ultimately tend when s is increased indefinitely.
It is an experimental or observational science, founded on primary or immediate judgments (in his phraseology, perceptions), of relation between facts of intuition; its conclusions are hypothetical only in so far as they do not imply the existence at the moment of corresponding real experience; and its propositions have no exact truth.
In the southern hemisphere there is comparatively little inhabited land in high latitudes and observational data are few; thus little is known as to how the frequency varies with latitude and longitude.
The phase angle, however, varies so much as to suggest that the term mainly represents local causes or observational uncertainties.
Now that psychology, or the observational and experimental study of mind, may be said to have been definitively included among the positive sciences, there is not even the apparent ground which once existed for such an idea.
Whilst no small amount of observational work has been done in these new branches of atmospheric electricity, the science has still not developed to a considerable extent beyond preliminary stages.