A Word A Day : Empirical

Word of 24th May 2007: A Word A Day-Empirical


( Adjective )

Empirical (em PIR I kul): relying on experience or observation; not merely theoretical

The apple-dropping experiment gave the scientists empirical evidence that gravity exists.

Huey's idea about the moon being made of pizza dough was not empirical.

We proved the pie's deliciousness empirically by eating it.

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