### analysis

1. an investigation of the component parts of a whole
2. the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts for study
3. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
4. the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g.
5. a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and di......

### Analysis

Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts to gain a better understanding of it. The technique has been applied in the study of mathematics and logic since before Aristotle (384–322 B.C.), though analysis as a formal concept is a relatively recent development. The word comes from the Ancient Greek ἀνά...
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### Analysis

• (n.) A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis. &b...
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### analysis

<technique> The separation into component parts or elements, the act of determining the component parts of a substance. ... Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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### analysis

(ana + Gr. lysis dissolution) separation into component parts or elements; the act of determining the component parts of a substance.
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### Analysis

(Chemical) The identification and estimation of chemical individuals in a mixture; the identification and estimation of elements in a compound; the identification and estimation of types of substances in complex mixtures; the identification and estimation of isotopes In an 'element'. -- W.M.M.
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### analysis

(from the article `law, philosophy of`) The analytical questions in jurisprudence are concerned with articulating the axioms, defining the terms, and prescribing the methods that best ... ...contact with other social sciences, leading in turn to greater stress on cognition of the social and economic orders in their complex unity. ... ...
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### analysis

(from the article `Pappus of Alexandria`) ...is Pappus`s commentary on a group of geometry books by Euclid, Apollonius of Perga, Eratosthenes of Cyrene, and Aristaeus, collectively referred ...
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### analysis

noun a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
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### analysis

(communication) Means of communication that involves explanation. Analysis is particularly concerned with reasoning (why something happens, be it a scientific phenomena or human behaviour). The language used to analyse scientifically must be precise and factual, whereas the language used to an...
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### analysis

(mathematics) Branch of mathematics concerned with limiting processes on axiomatic number systems; calculus of variations and infinitesimal calculus is now called analysis
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### Analysis

[radio programme] Analysis is a BBC Radio 4 current affairs programme which has been running for more than 40 years, and is currently broadcast in a half-hour format. ==History== It began in April 1970. The first presenter was Ian McIntyre, who later became Controller of Radio 4 from 1976–78 and of Radio 3 from 1978–87; he left in 1976....

### Analysis

A·nal'y·sis noun ; plural Analyses [ Greek ..., from ... to unloose, to dissolve, to resolve into its elements; ... up + ... to loose. See Loose .] 1. A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; ...
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### analysis

a branch of mathematics that deals with continuous change and with certain general types of processes that have emerged from the study of continuous ... [11 related articles]
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### analysis

A major branch of mathematics that has to do with approximating certain mathematical objects, such as numbers or functions, by other objects that are easier to understand or to handle. A simple example of analysis is the calculation of the first few decimal places of p by writing it as the limit ...
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### analysis

A process in which anything complex is separated into simple or less complex parts.
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### Analysis

A service to derive and supply the answer to a specific question by interrogation and analysis of one or more datasets. The result of the query will be delivered to the customer, but not necessarily in a map-based form.
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### analysis

abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts
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### analysis

abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts
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### analysis

an investigation of the component parts of a whole
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### analysis

an investigation of the component parts of a whole
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### Analysis

Analysis is the resolution of an object whether of the senses or the intellect, into its component elements. In philosophy it is the mode of resolving a compound idea into its simple parts, in order to consider them more distinctly, and arrive at a more precise knowledge of the whole. Analysis is opposed to synthesis, by which we combine and class ...
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### Analysis

Analysis of a find usually involves classification and dating. This is a basis for interpretation.
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### analysis

analysis, branch of mathematics that utilizes the concepts and methods of the calculus. It includes not only basic calculus, but also advanced calculus, in which such underlying concepts as that of a limit are subjected to rigorous examination; differential and integral equations, in which the unkno...