research has definitions from the field of psychology
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[ noun ] systematic investigation to establish facts

Used in print

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

In this article we will concentrate_on the advances in the application of electronics in bio-medical research laboratories because this is where tomorrow 's commonplace equipment originates .

From the wealth of material and the wide variety of different electronic techniques perfected in the past few years we have selected a_few examples which appear to be headed for use in the immediate future and which offer completely new tools in medical research .

At the present time the research team which pioneered this new technique is primarily interested in advancing and perfecting it .

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

In Berlin he published his views of the chemical laws_of_nature in German and this was issued in French translation ( Paris , 1813 ) under the title Recherches_sur_l_'_identite_des_forces_chimiques_et_electriques , a work held in very high esteem by the new generation of research chemists .

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

How much fundamental thinking and research has your company done on its advertising program ?

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[ noun ] (psychology) a search for knowledge

Synonyms

inquiry enquiry

Examples

"their pottery deserves more research than it has received"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Research projects as soon as possible on the causes and prevention of dependency and illegitimacy .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

On the one side we have the university professors and their students , trained in Teutonic methods of research , who have sought_out , collected and studied the true products of the oral traditions of the ethnic , regional and occupational groups that make_up this nation .

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

In plasma generators as currently commercially available for industrial use or as high_temperature research tools often more than 50 % of the total energy input is being transferred to the cooling medium of the anode .

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[ verb ] attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

Examples

"The student researched the history of that word"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

If you are up_against private brand competition , have you formulated a long-term program for researching and strengthening your market position ?

Related terms

investigate refer inquiry

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