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theoretical 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/THēəˈretikəl/,
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Concerned with or involving the theory of a subject or area of study rather than its practical application,
  1. Concerned with or involving the theory of a subject or area of study rather than its practical application
    • - a theoretical physicist
    • - the training is task-related rather than theoretical
  2. Based on or calculated through theory rather than experience or practice
    • - the theoretical value of their work

  1. concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations; "theoretical science"
  2. (theoretically) in theory; according to the assumed facts; "on paper the candidate seems promising"
  3. In philosophy, theory (from ancient Greek theoria, , meaning "a looking at, viewing, beholding") refers to contemplation or speculation, as opposed to action. ...
  4. Theoretically is an album by Tim Berne and Bill Frisell which was released on the Empire label in 1984. It features four compositions by Berne, two by Frisell, and one joint composition.
  5. Of or relating to theory; abstract; not empirical
  6. Describing an idea which is part of a theory, or a consequence derived from theory.
  7. Post-Skinnerian, accepts observable internal states ("within the skin" once meant "unobservable", but with modern technology we are not so constrained); dynamic, but eclectic in choice of theoretical structures, emphasizes parsimony.
  8. one of Kant's three main standpoints, relating primarily to cognition-i.e., to what we know as opposed to what we feel or desire to do. Theoretical reason is concerned with questions about our knowledge of the ordinary world (the world science seeks to understand). ...
  9. involves the investigation of the 'mechanics' of music. It often involves identifying patterns that govern the conventions of music and composers' techniques. In a more general sense, music theory distills and analyses the elements of music .
  10. (T)-Hold(H)-Worksheet(W) i.e. THW: The manufacturers of all kinds of slot machines provide a document which theoretically signifies the percentage that should be held by the machine of slot estimated on the basis of sufficient coin-in levels. ...
  11. Nobody in their right mind would ever consider building the crazy thing.
  12. assigning meaning based on the theoretical framework the term denotes.
  13. A theoretical definition may seem simple, possibly just a brief sentence, but underlying it is a complex theory based on definitions of many other terms and their relations, presuppositions, and logic. ...