An`a*lyt"ic (#), An`a*lyt"ic*al (#), a. [Gr. : cf. F. analytique. See Analysis.]

Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.

Analytical or coordinate geometry. See under Geometry. -- Analytic language, a noninflectional language or one not characterized by grammatical endings. -- Analytical table Nat. Hist., a table in which the characteristics of the species or other groups are arranged so as to facilitate the determination of their names.

 

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