analytic , analytical
2 capable of or given to analysing
an analytic mind
isolating (Linguistics) denoting languages, such as Chinese, whose morphology is characterized by analysis
4 (Logic) (of a proposition)
a true by virtue of the meanings of the words alone without reference to the facts, as all spinsters are unmarried
b true or false by virtue of meaning alone; so all spinsters are married is analytically false, (Compare)
regular, holomorphic (Maths) (of a function of a complex variable) having a derivative at each point of its domain
(C16: via Late Latin from Greek analutikos from analuein to dissolve, break down; see analysis)
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