1. scientific method method of observation to test scientific hypotheses
  2. scientific theory a theory that explains scientific observations
  3. scientific fact an observation that has been confirmed repeatedly and is accepted as true (although its truth is never final)
  4. certificated furnished with or authorized by a certificate: "certificated teachers"
  5. scientific consistent with systematic study of the physical world
  6. maieutic method a method of teaching by question and answer
  7. scientific research research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
  8. scientifically with respect to science; in a scientific way
  9. scientific knowledge knowledge accumulated by systematic study and organized by general principles
  10. Socratic method a method of teaching by question and answer
  11. conscientious characterized by extreme care and great effort
  12. sentiment a personal belief or judgment
  13. science a branch of study or knowledge involving the observation, investigation, and discovery of general laws or truths that can be tested systematically
  14. pontificate administer a pontifical office
  15. synesthetic metaphor a metaphor that exploits a similarity between experiences in different sense modalities
  16. sentimentise act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
  17. sentimentize act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
  18. certificate a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
  19. certificatory serving to certify or endorse authoritatively
  20. centimeter a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter